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 are conducting this survey to identify the reasons for wasting food in Austria, in order to align strategies with the results. 

Please help us spread the word about the questionnaire in your networks and we appreciate you taking the time to fill out this detailed questionnaire (about 15 minutes). 

Let's #reducefoodwaste together! 

Click this link to get to the Questionnaire in German. 

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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.

Food Waste Hackathon Vienna

The last weekend of November 2016 48 participants developed ideas to reduce food waste in households and on farms. Click here to find the ideas and the presented solutions. 4 more Food Waste Hackathons will be organized in Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. To take part or find out more about them, please sign up for the newsletter here

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

Project partners

University of Natural resources and life sciences- AUSTRIA leadpartner 

ATM (waste management association mid tyrol) - Austria

Square Bracket- Austria


bay zoltan non-profit ltd for applied research - hungary 

wroclaw university of enviromental and life sciences- poland

federation of polish food banks- poland

lamoro(Langhe monferrato roero development agency)- italy

Glopolis p.s.c. - Czech republic

Province of rimini - italy

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. 

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