“I am here to receive grapes to share with my friends as well as make a cucumber salad for them.” Meet Niklavs, 19 from Latvia. He is a keen cook and he loves cooking chilli and homemade meatballs. He came by the ‘Foodsharing Copenhagen’ this week, and just have a look what was shared out to him. He has recently moved to Copenhagen to study Information technology.
“This initiative is great and its usually students who take the initiative on subjects such as food waste. I think though this problem is even worse in the USA.”
Interesting point! Let’s investigate that…Well, according to the United Nations Environment Programme, 40% of the food supply alone is wasted in the US, which is almost double of that in many western European countries. The good news is that awareness is increasing in the US with campaign groups introducing initiatives to tackle this subject.