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Foodsharing Luxembourg is a non-profit association that wants to reduce food waste in Luxembourg through the following projects:

  • Cooperation with food stores, restaurants, cafés… to redistribute their left-overs
  • Open fridges to share private excess food
  • Events and actions for sensitization

Facts

During 2010–2016, global food loss and waste equalled 8–10% of total GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions.

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land, August 2019 (Chapter 5)

Food waste in Luxembourg

124 kg per person per year in Luxembourg
| 72 % private households
| 11,2 % large kitchens
| 9 % gastronomy
| 7,3 % commerce

Source

Foodsharing Luxembourg

5 store cooperations
55 food rescuers
over 56 food rescue pickups
over 382 kg food rescued