It seems that many of us are thinking more about our food and where it comes from. Growing, processing and transporting food requires vast resources. If food is wasted, these resources are wasted too.
This makes food waste one of the biggest contributors to global climate change. However, under Project Drawdown, scientists identified the 100 best actions we can take to fight this and reducing food waste is number 3.
Making small changes to planning, shopping and preparing our food can reduce waste. Reducing food waste should start at home before shopping, it also saves money.
There are some common themes: we buy and prepare too much, plans change, leftovers go off in the fridge, the list goes on. Many of us are oblivious to the amount of and which foods we discard on a regular basis. Use these tips and see your waste disappear!
Find out more at www.stopfoodwaste.ie