A Social Innovation Model for Reducing Food Waste: The Case Study of an Italian Non-Profit Organization
3. Results and Discussion
Conflicts of Interest
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|SI Model||Description||Critical Issues||References|
|Food redistribution activities||Distribution of surplus and edible food for human consumption||Partially and temporary solutions; Still small socio-economic benefits (employment and effective FW reduction)||Vittuari et al. (2017)|
|Food rescue||Non monetary reuse: Food Banks or food sharing||Complexity related often to logistical problems regarding supply as well as marketing||Sedlmeier et al. (2019)|
|Monetary reuse: secondary markets|
|Traditional rescue organizations: Food banks||Administrative and logistical barriers|
Limited funds, space, other resources
Need for improved relationships and communication
|Hecht and Neff (2019)|
|Complementary rescue organizations: services and apps|
|Original rescue: sale strategies|
|Food donation after the best-before date||Donation of food surpluses for social solidarity, prioritizing their allocation for human use||Reputational risks|
Consumers non not targeted
|Food sharing||Web platforms and mobile applications||Not commonly socially accepted||Schanes and Stagl (2019)|
|Donor-recipient reciprocity and balance are rare||Harvey et al. (2019)|
|Still little empirical evidence that food sharing is efficient||Morone et al. (2018)|
|Volunteerism in non-profit not-profit organizations||Social enterprise model for creating value-added “upcycled” products by SF||Moral issue for participating in such programs as volunteers||Rondeau et al. (2020)|
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