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Can food waste reduction in Europe help to increase food availability and reduce pressure on natural resources globally?
In recent years, reducing food waste and loss has become a policy priority in the European Union, but little is known about impacts of related measures in the EU and beyond....
A sustainable food system for the European Union
Food systems have complex social, economic and ecological components, and radical transformation is needed to make them sustainable. This report from SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European...
European Commission’s self-Assessment Tool (SAT) for gaseous industrial effluents (GIEs)
The SAT (Self-Assessment Tool) will help you to conduct a first assessment of the investment readiness level in your region concerning sustainable chemical production of chemical products…
Scientific opinion – Sustainable food system (March 2020)
The EU food system has achieved high levels of food security, food safety and a wide consumer choice, but is currently not sustainable with respect to the environmental, economic...
ENSPRESO - an open, EU-28 wide, transparent and coherent database of wind, solar and biomass energy potentials
Data on the potential generation of energy from wind, solar and biomass is crucial for analysing their development, as it sets the limits on how much additional capacity it is feasible...
Food, feed, fibres, fuels. Enough biomass for a sustainable bioeconomy?
Explore JRC estimates on supply of biomass and its use for food, feed, energy, furniture, chemicals, etc.
Quantification of food waste per product group along the food supply chain in the European Union: a mass flow analysis
In 2015, the United Nations defined the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which include a target (12.3) on food waste. The target requires “by 2030, to halve per capita global f...
Waste not, want not: A bio-economic impact assessment of household food waste reductions in the EU
Halving per capita food waste and reducing food losses along production and supply chains is one of the objectives fixed by the United Nations among the Sustainable Development Goals...
Commission Staff Working Document SWD/2019/90: Report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan
Communication COM/2018/028: A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy