by 2030, other measures (ie sanctions, fiscal or economic incentives) would probably better support the compulsory nature of the target set.
Finally, Euro Coop thinks that, once the correct waste hierarchy as defined by Directive 2008/98/EC is applied, the remaining fraction of FLW could be better valued if used to reduce the demand in raw ingredients of animal feed as well as to be transformed into biomaterials. This reflects the interpretation offered by “Champions12.3”.
Consumer co-operatives remain committed to fighting food waste at all levels and strongly hope that this landmark occasion will lay the foundations for a swift and effective EU-wide action to curtail the pervasive inefficiencies of the food supply chain which come with tremendous financial, ethical and environmental costs.
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