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A staggering £10 billion worth of food is thrown away in Britain each year, a third of what we buy.
More than half of the 6.7 million tons of food that is thrown away each year is enough to fill Wembley Stadium eight times.
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Did you know that food waste costs the average household £480 a year? ... We throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year ... why we throw away good food: we cook or prepare too much or we don't use it in time.
6 Nov 2013 ... Why do we still waste so much food at home? ... adding up to 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink every year that could have been consumed.
7 Nov 2013 ... Bread accounted for £550m worth of avoidable food waste in the UK in 2012 according ... up to 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink every year that could have been consumed. .... Why do we still waste so much food at home?
21 Oct 2013 ... Tesco estimated that, across the UK food industry, 40% of apples were wasted, ... The waste watchers down on the farm · Why do we waste so much bread? ... that, in the first six months of this year, its stores and distribution centres ... foods such as ready meals each made up 8% of the waste, impulse buys ...