What To Do
As a nation of food lovers and waste haters, it’s surprising how much of our food ends up in the bin. But with just a few small changes every day, we can cut food waste at home and help meet the Scottish Government target of reducing Scotland’s food waste by a third by 2025. We're here to help – providing the inspiration you need to make the food you love go further.
It takes water, energy, fuel and packaging to produce the food we all love. Does it really belong in the bin? Of course not! It’s easy to make a difference, starting at home with your own fridge in your own kitchen.
Because more than half of the food we throw away can be eaten, keeping it out of the bin is good for our pockets and the planet combined. Read more to get the latest on how to make your weekly shop last longer and go further.
“Keeping food out of the bin is good for our pockets and the planet combined.”
We waste 7.3 million tonnes of food and drink every single year from our homes in the UK costing us a massive £60 every single month.
But the freezer can be your hero!
Watch our video to find out how to freeze and defrost rice safely with Sallie, a volunteer from the Love Food Hate Waste team.
Did you know that in the UK, most family households could save up to £60 a month just by saving food? Money expert Martin Lewis shares his tips on how you could too.