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According to WRAP, 1.6 million bananas get thrown away every day in the UK. Love Food Surrey have worked out that their residents throw away two shed loads of bananas every day! When you think how far they’ve traveled to get to our houses, that’s a shocking waste of resources AND food.
A few years ago I used to take part in a Food Waste Friday post. Originally started by Kristen; the Frugal Girl, I found it a great way to keep myself accountable.
Over on our My Zero Waste facebook community, I asked our wise and wonderful people what tips they would give to someone who was new to reducing food waste. Here’s what they said:
This week I read that supermarket chain, Tesco, has pledged to reduce the amount of food wasted as part of its corporate responsibility report 2013. They reckon they will do this by no longer encouraging customers to buy large amount of food with a short life; such as Buy One Get One Free (BOGOF) offers…
Up in Scotland, Falkirk is to become the first council in the UK to have residents’ main household bins collected once every three weeks The aim is to increase recycling and reduce landfill.
Hi and welcome to our new site. For the previous five years, we’ve run zero waste week over on the My Zero Waste website. This year, however, we’ve given zero waste week a home of its own with this brand new site which we hope you like!