All of our usual physical events are currently suspended until further notice. We are working on restructuring the organisation and donating food to those who need it whilst we are unable to meet with our community physically.
The central focus of our organisation’s financial stability is through the donations we collect via our wasteless dinners. It is through these donations that we are able to pay a general coordinator and cover our rented space. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic we were able to do so with greater ease. However, due to a number of restrictions, cancelled events and reduced guest numbers attending our events we have found ourselves in an unfortunate financial situation as so many others have. As an already established project for a number of years, we are so far unable to receive funding and do not have the capacity to begin a new project with which we could do so.
We hope to return with our events when it is safe and appropriate for everyone involved. Until that day we are in desperate need of your support!
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If you are kindly able to support us financially please do so either by donating directly to our account:
NL88 TRIO 0391 1254 43
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Taste Before You Waste is a foundation, based in Amsterdam, with the mission to reduce consumer food waste by providing citizens with the inspiration, knowledge and opportunity for responsible and waste-free consumption. We create a welcoming international community of foodies by hosting donation-based events such as foodcycle markets, wasteless dinners, educational workshops, event caterings and presentations, showcasing that the food that is currently regarded as waste is actually delicious and valuable. By raising awareness and empowering citizens, Taste Before You Waste contributes to a social movement that pushes for a fairer and more sustainable food system.
WHAT A WASTE
The global food system is the largest consumer of natural resources and emitter of greenhouse gases. Despite using 34% of the land, consuming 69% of the water, and being the main cause of deforestation and loss of habitat, a third of all the food produced is not consumed. Food is discarded according to it’s market value rather than it’s nutritional value and reflects the inequalities and wastefulness of our capitalist economy. Recovering it, lovingly preparing it and enjoying a shared meal, is an act of resistance and resilience to that system.
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Plantage Doklaan 8
1018 CM Amsterdam
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