Stopping the rot: Meet the waste warriors

Stopping the rot: Meet the waste warriors
 

How much food do you throw away? If you're a typical Brit, you probably think it's hardly any.
You're in denial.
According to the sustainability charity Wrap, efforts to reduce edible waste have done nothing to decrease the estimated 10 million tonnes of food that has been binned every year since 2012. That's enough loaves of bread almost to fill Wembley Stadium; enough milk to fill 230 Olympic-sized swimming pools; and the weight of 365 blue whales in bananas alone. Food waste within homes accounted for more than 70% of this.
In a recent survey by Wrap, 59% of people said they jettison no... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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