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Better sort to better eat

25 Feb 2014

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Partners:

SITA (SUEZ Environment group, waste management) - FFBA and Food Banks

Description:

Payment by the partner of € 1 per ton of packages coming from selective collections called: ”French Food Banks offers””. The funds raised are intended to finance ”sorting locks”, premises at a controlled temperature (10°C) for best preservation of fresh products before distribution.

Costs:

0€

Results:

€ 90 000 were collected in 18 months allowing the equipment of 10 sorting locks.

Tips or tricks:

extended operation to recording equipment and alarms for cold rooms. Give a meaning to the operation: a "good” sorting is a way of fight against waste.

Contact for information:

Maurice Lony - FFBA – maurice.lony@banquealimentaire.org

Initiation Date:

April 2013

Termination Date:

Ongoing