How to reduce food waste

Last updated 15/05/2020 12:15

Did you know that we throw away 1/3 of all the food that we buy? 

What if you could turn waste into taste?



Is food waste avoidable?

Our waste can be split into three categories: avoidable, unavoidable and possibly avoidable. 


Reduction of food waste 

61% of waste is avoidable - food that could have been eaten if it had been managed better, 

19% is unavoidable - things like tea bags or chicken bones. 


Recipes to reduce food waste 

20% is classified as possibly avoidable. This includes potato skins, broccoli stems and leafy offcuts etc. 

These can be eaten and enjoyed if they are properly prepared.