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31/10/2017
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International Project Meeting in London 23-24/10/17
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On 23-24 October , the final international project meeting of the EFFECT group took place in London. It was organized by British partner Feedback, with the support of the Federation of Polish Food Banks. During the meeting, the group evaluated the website (www.foodwasteeffect.eu) and the materials created for the project. We discussed recent successes with Disco Soup events having taken place in Poland and the UK, and shared tips on how to devise a successful and far reaching food waste feast. We also had the opportunity to eat at the Brick Kitchen, the socially minded kitchen using local, sustainable produce. The chef was also leading on catering at Feedback’s Disco Soup event in September 2017.
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30/10/2017
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EFFECT Disco Soup Athens
Posted: 30/10/2017   Tags:
Avaca Technologies organized the Athens Disco Soup  event in a very popular tourist area in the historic center of Athens - Kapnikarea Square. 

Avaca Technologies were joined by charities and food waste networking associations, such as "Boroume".
Due to many tourists passing by the event, the platform was showed to people by using tablets and explaining how they can follow the food waste path with simple tips and smart recipes. There was a lot of enthusiasm from all participants with many asking how they can stay tuned into EFFECT’s food waste work.

The event also spread the message of food waste reduction by cooking, show recipes and having the platform game & quiz available to play.
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28/10/2017
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EFFECT Disco Soup Barcelona
Posted: 28/10/2017   Tags:
210 kg of fruit and vegetables were recovered and plenty of bread for Disco Soup in Sabadell, Barcelona and converted into milkshakes by static bicycle and transformed in many different recipes for tasting.
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17/09/2017
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EFFECT Disco Soup Olsztynie
Posted: 17/09/2017   Tags:
Our Partners in Olsztynie (Food Bank in Olsztyn Olsztynie) hosted a Disco Soup on 17th September, with 75 people from the local community taking part to help raise awareness on food waste.
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15/09/2017
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EFFECT Disco Soup London (Sept 15th) and other food waste feasts
Posted: 15/09/2017   Tags:
On 15 September 2017, thousands of people gathered at Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle to join the Disco Soup revolution. People chopped to the beat to create a meal from food that otherwise would have gone to waste. On the day we had surplus food cook-offs with professional chefs, the food quiz and the EFFECT family game, and had widespread media coverage, including in the Guardian
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10/09/2017
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EFFECT Disco Soup Warsaw
Posted: 10/09/2017   Tags:
On 10th September, the Warsaw Disco Soup took place as a part of the Warsaw Culinary Festival "Plants, Insects and Honey". The eventves cooking a simple dish from products that have been saved from being wasted. Chef of the event is Jakub Emanuel Malec, Chef of Novotel Warszawa Centrum and Magdalena Łapanowska. Festival participants chopped and prepared their own fruit and vegetables, then the chefs prepared elaborate dishes. Everything was done to the energetic sounds of disco music.
There were 150 participants present , with 3 main partners: Tesco (Perfectly Imperfect), FoodLab Studio and Novotel.
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24/06/2017
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Disco Soup event - Milano
Posted: 24/06/2017   Tags:
On the 23rd of June 2017, we had the Italian DISCO SOUP event at Cascina Cuccagna, namely the “Ape-Riciclo”. The EUROCREA Team organized a wonderful Aperitivo with food recovered from waste.  The participants with the support of the chef of Un posto a Milano, Nicola Cavallaro, had the chance to cook, taste and enjoy delicious recipes based on zucchinis, tomatoes, peppers and potatoes.
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18/03/2017
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International Project Meeting in Barcelona
Posted: 18/03/2017   Tags:
On 16th and 17th of March took place an international project meeting ofEFFECT group. The meeting took place in Barcelona. The hosting organization was Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The project team has been discussing about adult education platform EFFECT for reducing food waste and family game. In Barcelona EFFECT international team had opportunity to meet many people who said stop wasting food.
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21/11/2016
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International Project Meeting in Athens
Posted: 21/11/2016   Tags:
In 17-18th of November was the third project international meeting of the EFFECT group. The meeting took place in Athens. It was organized by Greek partner Avaca Technologies, with the support of the Federation of Polish Food Banks.
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15/05/2016
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International Project Meeting in Milan
Posted: 15/05/2016   Tags:

In 10-11th of May was the second project international meeting of the EFFECT group. The meeting took place in Milan. It was organized by Italian partner Eurocrea Marchant, with the support of the Federation of Polish Food Banks. During the meeting EFFECT group discussed proposition of education plan of reducing food waste by citizens. We also had the opportunity to get familiar with work of Food Bank in Milan and two initiatives dealing with collection and distribution of surplus food form local markets.

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10/04/2016
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Keen to fight food waste? Join the Disco Soup revolution.
Posted: 10/04/2016   Tags:
Disco Soup is a festive gathering where people come together to prepare, cook, dance and dine on a fabulous meal of surplus food that would otherwise go to waste. The Disco Soup movement has spread across the world raising awareness of food waste in a fun, collaborative atmosphere each step of the way. The EFFECT Disco Soup will feature chef cook-offs using lovable leftovers, workshops, games for kids (and adults), and great music – all for free!
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05/04/2016
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Do you know where peanuts come from?
Posted: 05/04/2016   Tags:

EFFECT (Europe Fights Food waste through Effective Consumer Training) is a two-year European project, made possible through an Erasmus + grant awarded by the National Agency in Poland. The aim of EFFECT is to develop an innovative multifunctional platform, hosting informative and educational content to raise awareness of food waste and encourage citizens to actively reduce their food waste footprint. As a start, the promoters launched a European survey to understand people’s consuming habits and attitudes towards the value of food, take into account their perception about the food resources and their awareness of food production process, and investigate their interests on reducing food waste.

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27/11/2015
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EFFECT: a new European project to fight food waste
Posted: 27/11/2015   Tags:

EFFECT (Europe Fights Food waste through Effective Consumer Training) is a two year European project, made possible through an Erasmus + grant awarded by the National Office in Poland. The aim of EFFECT is to develop an innovative multifunctional platform, hosting informative and educational content to raise awareness of food waste and encouraging citizens to actively reduce their food waste footprint.

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