YP Letters: Another of the ‘great evils’ should be waste...

YP Letters: Another of the ‘great evils’ should be waste...
 

From: Brian Sheridan, Lodge Moor, Sheffield.
YOUR feature (The Yorkshire Post, December 12) adds loneliness to the five “great evils” – want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness identified by the social reformer Sir William Beveridge.
I would add waste. My wife and I were wartime children imbued with a near-obsession with austerity which sits uncomfortably with the modern throw-away society.
My understanding is that thousands of tonnes of perfectly good food are thrown away every year. At the risk of sounding self-righteous we never let our children leave the table until they had eaten... read more

 
16 December 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 45
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