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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 ... Some 86 million chickens were said to be discarded every year. ... "The UK is leading the way in tackling food waste and the 21% cut is a ... "However, there is so much more to go for and I believe we should be going for it.".