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Love Food Surrey say waste not, want not

PUBLISHED: 13:50 04 October 2011 | UPDATED: 20:05 20 February 2013

Love Food Surrey say waste not, want not

Love Food Surrey say waste not, want not

As food prices continue to rise around the world, it's a sobering thought to know that many families waste up to £50 a month throwing away uneaten food.

As food prices continue to rise around the world, its a sobering thought to know that many families waste up to 50 a month throwing away uneaten food.


In Surrey that adds up to a staggering 83,000 tonnes of food and drink being binned every year.


To help you waste less, Surrey County Councils Love Food Surrey campaign, provides helpful tips on how to plan your meals, perfect the right portions, store correctly and use up leftovers.


What a waste
There are serious environmental implications with the amount of food we throw away because of the energy, water and packaging used in food production, transportation and storage.


Taking just one small step to reduce food waste can have a big positive effect on the environment and save money too.


Visit www.lovefoodsurrey.com to discover how to makeover your leftovers, clear up any confusion surrounding best- before and use-by dates and revive any wilting food.


Sign up to Love Food Surreys free monthly e-newsletter at lovefoodsurrey@surreycc.gov.uk where you can also find more tips on planning your meals, recipe ideas, latest news and win great prizes.

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