STREFOWA- Strategies to Reduce Food Waste in Central Europe

Why do Austrian households waste food?

And what has the Eiffel tower in Paris to do with food waste in Austria? The avoidable food waste in Austrian households is 20x as heavy as the Eiffel Tower. In order to #reducefoodwaste in Austrian households we were conducting a survey to identify the reasons for wasting food in Austria, in order to align strategies with the results. 

We are very thankful to the more than 2000 people, who participated and helped us get more insights on what apps, materials and information are needed to #reducefoodwaste in Austria!

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Publications

In this STREFOWA project we aim to reduce and management food waste in Central Europe, the participating countries are Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary and Poland. Together we reports the current knowledge on food waste amounts in the five selected countries as well as the quantities of food waste that are prevented by the currently existing best practices in food waste prevention activities/initiatives.

STREFOWA Food Waste Hackathons

Let's #reducefoodwaste together!

From the community for the community!


We invite you and everyone who wants to be part of the solution to spend a weekend with us to come up together with actionable solutions to #reducefoodwaste in your country. In all 5 STREFOWA countries we dedicate one weekend to hack food waste, meaning we try to come up with ideas for apps or websites that help distribute food surplus to people, who want to use it, or apps, that help households waste less, shop or shop and store wiser.  Find out about our Food Waste Hackathons and stay up to date by signing up for our newsletter here

Partners from Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Poland will work for 3 years to add all their knowledge and all information that already exists on #reducingfoodwaste in an interactive online tool that will provide useful tips and strategies for everyone, who wants to help reduce food waste.

Press Contact

Are you interested to write about the findings of this STREFOWA (Strategies to reduce and manage food waste in Central Europe) project?

Please contact us. To download our logo and press releases, please follow this link. 

STRategies to reduce food waste 

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Project Duration

Start Date

01.07.2016

End Date

30.06.2019