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Food waste Friday take 2

Last week I got back on the Food Waste Friday bandwagon with Kristen, the Frugal Girl. And what a good job I did.

10 more top tips for reducing food waste!

Zero Waste Week is getting closer and all your fabulous ideas for reducing food waste are continuing to flood my inbox! I couldn’t wait to share the latest ideas with you; some of them are brilliant!

Reduce food waste with these 10 amazing banana recipes

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.

It’s food waste friday!

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.

10 Simple tips to reduce food waste

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:

When life presents you with food waste

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…

How to reduce landfill waste

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.

Welcome to Zero Waste Week 2013

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!