WINNERS OF THE #REDUCEFOODWASTE PROJECT AWARD 2018!

Thank you all for submitting your great work to this award and for taking part in the online voting.

The winners who were selected by the online voting (40%) and the expert jury voting (60%) are: Ne meč’mo hrane stran! (Let’s not waste food!) (SI), Share a Meal with The Homeless (Podziel się Posiłkiem z Bezdomnymi) (PL) and Art of Dumplings (Knödelkult) (DE).

The winners are invited to present their project at an International Meeting on Food Waste in Rimini, Italy (October 2018) and receive a free pass to Ecomondo 2018.

The Winners

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Share a Meal with The Homeless (Podziel się Posiłkiem z Bezdomnymi)

Share a Meal with The Homeless is a bi-annual social initiative which connects people who cooked too much Christmas and Easter food with those who ...

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Knödelkult

Knödelkult are dumplings in jars made out of leftover bread from bakeries. Our dumplings are modern, delicious, versatile and most importantly, the...

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Ne meč’mo hrane stran! (Let’s not waste food!)

We carried out the first pilot study in Slovenia on the current situation and the possibilities of preventing food waste in a hospital and a home f...

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Unverschwendet (Unwasted)

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Hut & Stiel - Die Wiener Pilzkultur

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Resteküche – Beste Küche

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Cacciatori di Briciole - Bröseljäger

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VermiGo ~ Turn organic waste into organic food.

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smart KITCHEN - wasteless cooking!

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Moneytor

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Fermentiertes Grünzeug (Fermented Veggies)

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Regusto

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KuMin.Sys and KuMin.App: monitoring quantity and structure of food waste

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iss mich! - the good food company

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Aufgegessen.

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Brotpiloten - Jedes Brot verdient eine zweite Chance

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Foodsharing Warszawa

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Night Watch

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Startzapp

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Volxküche meets Jamsession

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Fruchtgenuss durch Überfluss (fruit delight through plentifulness

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Reciprocamensa

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