Two students wanted to do something about food waste company. Theft, was yesterday the district court of Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria, and said she is guilty. You received a warning, a fine, community service order Parole.
In June, the two women were caught in the "containers", so, as they fished at a retailer of the food from the garbage bin. As a thief is inside, the student will not see the inside of your conviction. By their action, no one had come to harm, they said in an Interview with the Bayerischer Rundfunk. In addition, it is not morally justifiable, that food would not have exceeded the shelf life date, would be thrown away in large quantities. Nevertheless, containers is illegal in Germany.
Allowed, but ...
In Switzerland, is not prohibited containers. "If someone has food in a garbage container throw, which should only be the destruction, then everyone can have it," said the former speaker of the public Prosecutor's office Basel, Markus Melzl, at the request of Greenpeace.
containers is Allowed but only if the trash is freely accessible, so if you do not need to, for example, climb over a fence or a Barricade. Whoever enters closed premises, commits trespass. The garbage bin is closed, it is forbidden to break it open. You do it anyway, this is property damage.
Although the garbage diving is not illegal, it is mostly secretly and in the night, writes the Portal "environmental network Switzerland" on its Homepage. Meanwhile, there is in every bigger Swiss city of the so-called "Dumpster Diving"scene.
Where baked goods are save saved from the trash food to diving in the garbage bin In the branches of the EHS-Bar, there are baked goods, salads, and Desserts from the day before.
How to go Swiss retailers and discounters with a garbage diving? "The so-called containers is of course not in the sense of Aldi Suisse", writes of the discounters. However, it should be occurred in the past. Aldi Suisse observed the containment ring movement carefully. If necessary, would the situation taken due to the measures. In the case of illegal actions will be considered a display.
The containers were many of the Aldi-Suisse stores in garbage enclosures. "Branches without a trash enclosure close the Container in the rule." To be conclude, the best solution to ensure the safety of food. Would be disposed of, however, mainly expired food, or those in which the observance of the cold chain could not be guaranteed.
Also at Lidl Switzerland, completed containers and their enclosures, in principle, on request. It garbage going to be immersed, to be the discount chain is not known.
Rest for boards, waste for Biogas
"in Addition, we throw basically no food in the garbage", it means more. Unsold but still Edible will be delivered on blackboard organizations. Bad food – this may be delivered for legal reasons, to anyone – would not end up in the bin, but in the biogas plant.
it is Similar at Coop. Waste would be brought directly into the regional Distribution centres and then to the Recycling or other reasonable disposal, including Biogas production. Accordingly, no food would end up in containers at the point of sale. ""Containers" is not an issue for us." Similarly, in the case of the Migros Zurich, in the case of the bad food in the Biogas would be transformed. The Container for these wastes would only be within the building, outside only packaging would be disposed of materials, and the in-sealable tons.
Also, as Lidl Switzerland, donations, Coop and Migros in Zurich high-quality food, but not sold, to organizations such as "Tischlein deck dich" or the "Schweizer Tafel".
claim: the law against waste
there is A legal Basis, which prevents food to be wasted, does not exist in Switzerland. Swiss retailers continued on a voluntary basis, and this is functioning well, it was said about two years ago by the IG for the Swiss retail trade. Your Coop, Denner, Manor and Migros.
In Germany, demand that the two convicted students now a change in the law: supermarkets should be obliged to do so, yet edible food to redistribute.
In France is everyday life. In 2015, the Parliament decided on three additions to the law. They relate to supermarkets larger than 400 square meters (about as big as a basketball field). This may non not throw food bought in a Container. You need to donate to charities, composting, as animal sell animal feed or for energy generation. The law prohibits to make excess food inedible, for example, with chlorine, as was the case in the past.
Created: 31.01.2019, 19:33 PM