Most of us know that food waste should go in its own caddy, but a quarter of the average rubbish bin is still made up of food. Throwing edible food away is costing us a fortune, but food that can’t be eaten has the potential to be transformed into energy, when recycled.
Watch Matt Pritchard’s video to discover how food waste collected from Welsh homes is converted into energy.
What is the cost of binning?
24% of the average rubbish bin in Wales is made up of food waste!
Enough to fill 3,300 double-decker buses last year. Over 80% of this could have been eaten. Wales! Let’s tackle food waste – don’t feed the bin!
Throwing away edible food costs the average UK family £60 per month
Transform aging veggies, softening fruits, or firming bread, into delicious recipes like pancakes, soups and curries! Don’t feed the bin, reduce waste, save ££’s.
Last year, we recycled enough to power over 10,000 homes for a whole year.
Recycle all your food waste to get Wales to #1. Don’t feed the bin - join the 80% of us that are already recycling our food waste.
Recycle your food waste like a pro – Matt’s 5 top tips to avoid “ych a fi”
“Some people think recycling food is a bit ‘ych a fi’, but it doesn’t have to be”. Recycling food waste actually creates fewer smells and is more hygienic than putting it in the bin. Avoid the yuck factor by following Matt’s top tips.
Don’t feed the bin!
Most of us know that food waste belongs in the caddy yet 24% of the average rubbish bin is food waste, and 83% of this could have been eaten. Don’t feed the bin this Halloween.
Calling all teachers!
We’re pleased to announce that we have launched the Mighty Food Waste Mission for primary school pupils aged 8-11.