Food Waste

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  1. How Much Food Do We Waste? Did you know that a significant amount of food in the US goes to waste? No matter what type of diet you are following, chances are you have had to throw away a lot of food in recent years.   So, exactly how much food do we waste each year? Here, we’ll look at some of the key statistics ...
  2. Five Leftover Recipes If you’re worried about the level of food you are wasting, you can start looking at ways to reuse it. Did you know that most of the food you throw away can be used in leftover recipes?   Here, we’ll look at just five leftover recipes you can use to cut down on food waste at home. ...
  3. Making Your Own Compost If you struggle to cut down on food waste but you hate the thought of it ending up in landfill, there is an alternative. You can use leftover food scraps to make your own compost.   Making your own compost is great for the environment. It can also be really satisfying too. So, how can you ...
  4. Six Quick and Easy Tips for Cutting Down on Food Waste Ready to start cutting back on your food waste? There are lots of things you can do to reduce the amount of food you throw away. Not only will this help the environment, but it will also help your wallet. ...
  5. The Causes of Food Waste and Why It’s a Problem Now you know just how much of a problem food waste is in America, the question is why? Why, even when we talk about being less wasteful, do we still manage to throw away a significant amount of food?   Here, we’ll look at the causes of food waste and why it’s such a problem.   ...
  6. Tips on How to Avoid Buying Food You Don’t Want or Need One of the main causes of food waste is consumers buying more than they actually need. This results in a lot of food having to be thrown away. If you find yourself constantly throwing food away, it’s time to look at ways to reduce it.   Here, we’ll look at some great tips you can ...
  7. Tips on How to Avoid Too Much Packaging When you’re trying to cut down on waste, avoiding using too much packaging is a great tip to follow. The truth is, most food we purchase comes in packaging that cannot be recycled. While this is an issue which needs to be addressed by manufacturers, there are things we can do as consumers too. ...
  8. Tips on How to Make the Best Use of Your Freezer and Other Food Storage Ideas If you want to cut back on food waste, ensuring you store it properly is crucial. Did you know you can make food last longer by correctly utilizing your freezer space? Below, you’ll discover some great tips on how to make the best use of your freezer, alongside other food storage ideas. ...
  9. What Happens to Food Waste? When we throw food away, we don’t often consider where it ends up. While food is known to naturally decompose, it causes a lot of problems when left to rot in the wrong conditions.   Here, we’ll look at what happens to food waste in America and the numerous incentives and schemes ...
  10. Which “Use By” and “Sell By” Dates Are Important and Which Are Not? When you buy food, it has either a “use by” or a “sell by” date. These are there to give you an idea of when the food will go off. However, many consumers are unaware what these dates actually mean.   Can you eat food after its “use by” or “sell by” date? Below, you’ll ...
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