Don't Toss That Sour Milk! And Other Tips To Cut Kitchen Food Waste
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Love Food Hate Waste
From government to home – we can all make a difference “Food is something that unites. We love to cook it and experiment with it, savouring each mouthful of our favourite dishes. It’s something that is lovingly grown and nurtured for months before it arrives in our shops. It’s a social activity, a comfort, an essential, and a luxury And yet in UK households we waste 7 million tonnes of it every year, 5 million on which is edible. We’re not talking egg…
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Cut down on food waste with these tips
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