Fight Food Waste! REFRESH Konferenz in Barcelona

Am 9./10. Mai findet die REFRESH Konferenz im Barcelona Design Museum statt, mit vielen interaktiven Workshops und Praxisbeispielen, kreativen Exkursionen am 9.Mai, tollen RednerInnen, vielen Netzwerkmöglichkeiten und Disco Chop am Abend. Im Fokus stehen die im EU Projekt REFRESH identifizierten Wege zur Vermeidung von Lebensmittelabfällen und die Diskussion politischer Handlungsoptionen für nachhaltigere Ernährungssysteme und Ernährungspolitiken.


bis 10.05.2019

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to the “REFRESH Final Conference 2019: Fresh ideas to reduce food waste and valorise surplus food" on 10 May 2019 in the Disseny Hub Barcelona, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38, 08018 Barcelona.

Concluding our 4-year research project, we will present and discuss the results of REFRESH and spur future action on EU food waste reduction among business, policy, research, social innovators and civil society.

To participate in the conference, please fill out the registration form at the following link:

Gruppe von Menschen beim Schneiden von Kräutern/ Gemüse

REFRESH Konferenz 2017 © Ecologic Institute

Field Trips and Events on 9 May

Preceding the conference, on 9 May, a selection of field trips and activities will be offered, featuring food waste innovators from business and civil society in the Barcelona area, including:

  1. Food-for-Thought: an Interactive Dialogue over Dinner about Food Sustainability in the City (19:00 - 21:00)
  2. Food Waste Reduction at “Mercabarna”, the Mediterranean's Biggest Food Hub - a Guided Walking Tour (14:00 - 16:00)
  3. How to Preserve “Rescued” Fruit and Vegetables - A Hands-on Workshop with Delicious Results (15:45 - 18:30)
  4. The Agricultural Park of Gallecs - A Guided Bicycle Tour followed by a Tasting of Local Organic Produce (16:15 - 19:15)
  5. Zero Waste Mission – A Hands-on Workshop on how to make Bioplastics from Food Waste (16:00 - 19:00)

More information about the conference and the field trips can be found at

Participation in the conference is free of charge. Participation in the field trips is co-financed by the participants of the activities on 9 May and can be booked once the conference participation is confirmed.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Kind regards,

Stephanie Wunder on behalf of the REFRESH conference organising team

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