The huge amount of food wasted by UK households has hit the headlines once more.
This Guardian article concentrates on the sheer quantity of wasted food: “The average UK family is wasting nearly £60 a month by throwing away almost an entire meal a day”. This figure comes from a report by WRAP (the government’s waste advisory body, the Waste & Resources Action Programme).
What is surprising about the report is that it states: “that the amount of food and drink thrown away that could have been eaten fell by 21% between 2007 and 2012”. This sounds like a major improvement to me, although there’s still plenty of room for further savings!