Recycle for Lewisham

A blog written for residents of Lewisham

Love Food Hate Waste


The Love Food Hate Waste campaign aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste. The campaign shows that by doing some easy practical everyday things in the home we can all waste less food, which will ultimately benefit our purses and the environment too.

But is wasting food really that important? …. well it turns out that actually it is …

  • 8.3 million tonnes of food is thrown away by households in the UK every year
  • wasting food costs the average family with children £680 a year 
  • If we all stop wasting food that could have been eaten, the CO2 impact would be the equivalent of taking 1 in 4 cars off the road.

So what can you do about it?

 The love food hate waste website has some great tips on PERFECT PORTIONS  which helps removes the guesswork by suggesting how much to cook, depending on who’s coming for dinner, and ways to measure it, this is done alongside the NHS 5 A Day website for the fruit and vegetable portion information.

You can learn how your FREEZER CAN BECOME YOUR BEST FRIEND and the best way to STORE YOUR FOOD so that it lasts the longest.

There’s also loads of GREAT RECIPES that make economic use of all the odds and ends that invariably get leftover from previous meals or forgotten in the fruit bowl or the back of the fridge from Top chefs and the Women’s Institute … and they all taste delicious!

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