Food waste

How much food waste do we produce?
A university lecturer uses apples to demonstrate how much food ends up in landfill.
The best-before cafe 'at full capacity' in Letchworth
Customers often queue for up two hours ahead of the cafe opening, an organiser says.

Four reasons to recycle your food waste

Why food scraps are 'the most important type of rubbish'
Benefits can include soil enrichment, job creation and reducing the amount of methane released from landfill. Robert Reed from Recology explains why he believes food scraps are 'the most important type of rubbish'. 

Photo: Food scraps on a chopping board Credit: Getty Images
Fighting 'all you can eat' waste
The UN wants to halve the amount of food we waste. Here's how one hotel in Norway is helping out.