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14 Recipes To Use Stale Bread

14 Recipes To Use Stale Bread

If you have bread left over that has gone a bit stale, don’t throw it away. Go frugal instead. Bread is a very useful staple that can still be used after its sell by date. Yet once past its best, many people throw bread away. Did you know that the average UK household throws away the equivalent […]

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The Pig Idea

I first heard of The Pig Idea during a discussion at The Royal Geographical Society on “Feeding the 9 billion” where  Edd Colbert,The Pig Idea’s coordinator, made of very good case for this campaign and his vision of selling eco-pork on British supermarket shelves (watch it here). Since its launch last June, the campaign has attracted […]

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Food Waste : UK Households Throw Away Six Meals Per Week

A few weeks ago, Tesco revealed it generated almost 30,000 tonnes of food waste in the first six months of 2013. This week the latest report of food waste by Waste and Resources Action  Programme (WRAP) shows that the amount of food and drink thrown away by UK households fell by 21% between 2007 and 2012. This saved local […]

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Food Waste – A Story of Excess

ACK! I Don’t Know If I Can Throw Away Last Week’s Pasta Now. You’ve heard it before: We throw away a lot of food. But if statistics about hunger and food waste aren’t compelling enough to get you to eat your leftovers, this video’s got some fresh ways of looking at the issue. Be sure to stick […]

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12 Easy Ways To Reducing Food Waste

Today is World Environment Day and the theme for 2013 is Think.Eat.Save. Food waste is a huge problem for our planet. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on the one hand every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted while on the other hand 1 in every 7 people in the […]

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