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Food Waste Action Week (5)

Some more useful tips :

  • The very best way to avoid food waste is not to buy too much in the first place! So use a menu planner to plan out what meals you will be cooking for the week ahead, and then make your shopping list accordingly.

  • Don't just eat it - compleat it. Maybe there are bits of fruit and veg you are throwing away that you could actually be eating - here are 8 top tips for compleating

  • Only cook the amount of food you need - have a look at this portion calculator

  • If you do overcook, think about freezing your leftovers for another day. Make sure the food is cold before putting it in a sealable container or bag, labelling and putting in the freezer.

  • Using up leftovers aka Flung Together Food - lots of ideas here.


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