Italy will pass law to motivate supermarkets donating unsold food

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The Italian legislation against food waste will make it more convenient for companies to donate than to waste.

The bill has widespread bipartisan support and it needs to be voted by the Senate of the Republic before being adopted as a law


Italy is about to become the second country in Europe, after France, which will try to address the food waste issue and persuade supermarkets to give away unsold food to charities.

The bill against food waste has strong bilateral support and it needs to be voted by the Senate of the Republic (the Upper Parliament) before being adopted. As with the French law, the Italian legislation wants to associate food waste with donations to charities, but the main difference is the motivation.

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