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
Love Food Hate Waste has put together their top five tips to help you make the most of the festive fare in your kitchen.
It may come as a surprise that the amount of sauces, condiments, herbs and spices we throw away adds us to £650 million every year. Read on to find out how you can do your bit to save your sauce by making a few simple changes every week.
Rachel Khoo shares two great recipes for you to try: Terrine Forestiere and Poisson Meuniere... Wild mushroom terrine and fish in a lemon and butter sauce - both are absolutely delicious.
Simple tips and fresh ideas for storing and using up scraps and leftovers during the festive season – turning unloved sprouts into a tasty treat.
How the humble shopping list will save you time, money and cut food waste.
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.
We waste 7.1 million tonnes of food and drink every single year from our homes in the UK, costing us a massive £70 every single month. But the freezer can be your hero!
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.
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.
Here are a few kitchen cupboard essentials to help you serve up a tasty meal with limited ingredients.
Watch our video to find out how to freeze and defrost rice safely with Sallie, a volunteer from the Love Food Hate Waste team.
Learn how to measure the perfect portion of rice to help you waste less and save money.