Cook 21 tasty meals with 0 waste

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Join the movement to reduce household waste
and prepare 21 Tasty Meals With 0 Waste

Start NGO is a program launched by Kaufland Romania and implemented by Act for Tomorrow Association.

The areas covered are education, health, environment, social and culture. The total value of the programme is €500,000. The Start NGO Programme is the simplest EU funding instrument for young NGOs, non-administrative institutions and informal/initiative groups.

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Discover the 21 tasty meals without food waste that we propose

Do you want to improve your individual behaviour by reducing your negative impact on the environment but don’t know where to start?

The 21MGFR campaign comes to your aid!

Reduce your personal food waste and that of your family members and be part of progress.

Did you know that in Romania ...?

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1.35 million TONS of food is thrown away annually ONLY from Romanian households


of food per capita going to the bin each year


of food wasted daily in Romania

How can we reduce food waste?

Reducing food waste is easy!
Here are a few ways:
☞ buy the necessary glass for short periods
☞ reuse the leftovers
☞ buy products at the end of their expiry date
☞ buy seasonal products
☞ freeze products before they spoil
☞ donate leftover food

☞ apply the “first in-first out” rule

☞ buy products that you can use in the most versatile ways

☞ recycles

Some simple and quick rules to implement in your daily life to reduce food waste
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☞ write your shopping list from home

☞ don’t shop when you feel hungry

☞ choose the exact quantities you need

☞ choose to buy less attractive fruit/vegetables too

☞ choose products close to their expiry date

☞ choose foods on sale

*the restaurant

☞  ask for the exact amount you plan to consume

☞  if possible (Swedish buffet) put the minimum you need on your plate and gradually add 

☞  ask for the rest of your plate to go and eat it at home

Alegeri sustenabile

"The holiday season is not over,
And we ate hard,
And we didn't throw food scraps away,
Because I reinvented them!"

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Signed Maria, 4 years old
*Education for sustainable development

Educational videos, food waste in brief and solutions:
The food cycle, by stages
Some tricks on how you can subliminally reduce food waste
100 things you can improve in your life to reduce food waste

Cooking tastes
and without waste

Through 21MGFR we are sharing 21 tasty ways you can cook at home and reduce food waste


21st Greentury