Denmark's Largest Event Against Food Waste, United Against Food Waste

Denmark's largest event against food waste, United Against Food Waste Last year's success by Stop Wasting Food movement Denmark (Stop Spild Af Mad), Denmark's largest event against food waste, United Against Food Waste, is back! On Thursday October 9th, we stand united against food waste - and Minister for the Environment, Mrs. Kirsten Brosbøl opens Denmark's largest event against food waste at Town Hall Square in Copenhagen.

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From 14:00 to 17:00 hrs, thousands of people will be fed with good free surplus food. There will also be speeches by UNEP, Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Dan Jørgensen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Mr. Frank Jensen and Secretary-General of WWF Denmark, Mrs. Gitte Seeberg. The event will include Copenhagen Hospitality College, Coop, REMA 1000, etc. The music against food waste will be delivered by celebrity DJ Master Fatman.

Last year, the event fed over 6,000 people. United Against Food Waste is a part of the Nordic event series, which in 2014 is held in Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.

The Danish event is powered by Danish Environmental Protection Agency and Stop Wasting Food movement Denmark (Stop Spild Af Mad) - in collaboration with the EU's largest alliance against food waste, FUSIONS.

Program:

Kl. 14:10 – 14:15: Opening of the event and presentation of the program - by Selina Juul, Founder of Stop Wasting Food

Kl. 14:15 – 14:25: Opening Speech - by Minister for the Environment, Mrs. Kirsten Brosbøl

Kl. 14:25 – 14:35: Copenhagen supports - by Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Mr. Frank Jensen

Kl. 14:35 – 15:30: Lounge music by celebrity DJ Master Fatman

Kl. 15:30 – 15:40: Why waste less food - by Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Dan Jørgensen

Kl. 15:40 – 15:50: Food waste impacts the nature - by Secretary- General of WWF Denmark, Mrs. Gitte Seeberg

Kl. 15:50 – 16:00: Food waste is a global challenge - by Danish Director of UNEP Mr. John M. Christensen

Kl. 16:00 – 16:50: Lounge music by celebrity DJ Master Fatman

Kl. 16:50 – 17:00: Wrap up - by Selina Juul

More info at: http://www.unitedagainstfoodwaste.com http://www.facebook.com/Unitedagainstfoodwastenordic Official hashtag: #unitedagainstfoodwaste

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