Food sharing: when food policies meet sharing economy

Author/s Davide Diamantini, Monica Bernardi, Nunzia Borrelli, Giulia Mura
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/115 Language Italian
Pages 15 P. 152-166 File size 249 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2018-115013
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Within the current debate on food-related issues, special attention is drawn on food sharing initiatives: forms of sharing that rely on the use of online platforms and allow reuse of extra food, reducing wastage. The article shows the results of an exploratory survey carried out in Milan during EXPO 2015 (1,119 cases), investigating the level of awareness and integration of these practices on the daily life of citizens. Results show positive representations connected with food-sharing, but the need of stronger support for active participation.

Keywords: Food policies, food sharing, sharing economy, social eating, food waste, innovation.

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Davide Diamantini, Monica Bernardi, Nunzia Borrelli, Giulia Mura, Food sharing: quando le politiche alimentari incontrano la sharing economy in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 115/2018, pp 152-166, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2018-115013