What To Do
It takes water, energy, fuel and packaging to produce the food we all love and buy. Does it really belong in the bin?
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.
Collectively we can make a difference. Here’s what you can do…
1. Plan your shopping and get more for your money
Use our portion planner to work out how much food you and your family need to buy to eat healthily.
Or, read our articles below with hints and tips to save you money in the supermarkets.
2. MAKE YOUR FOOD LAST LONGER
3. Get more from your shopping, use what you buy
Use the food you spend your money on. Simple, creative recipes that will help use up your leftovers. Saving you time and money!
The nations best leftover food recipes
How the humble shopping list will save you time, money and cut food waste.
Watch our video to find out how to freeze and defrost rice safely with Sallie, a volunteer from the Love Food Hate Waste team.
Help save the environment simply by wasting less food. Research shows over 60% of us, as shoppers, are concerned about the environmental impact of our food and groceries.
Food is a valuable resource and yet in the UK around 10 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. More than 50% of this comes from our homes.
Learn how to measure the perfect portion of rice to help you waste less and save money.
Here are a few kitchen cupboard essentials to help you serve up a tasty meal with limited ingredients.
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.