Handy guide to eating left-overs

6 09 2010

Monday 6th September sees the start of the third national “Zero Waste Week”, and just like our dear friend Mrs Green of MyZeroWaste we at VegBox Recipes and Ooffoo plan to give it our full support.

This year’s theme is ‘Cooking for Victory’ in response to WRAPS “household Food and Drink Waste in the UK” report. The report shows we throw away 8.3 million tonnes of food and drink every year. Most of this is avoidable and could have been eaten if we had planned, stored and managed it better. This amount of food waste costs the average family in Britain £50 per month. And in these economic times, that’s £50 per month few of us can spare. What could you do with that £600 you’d save in a year? And if that’s only the average, then some of us are wasting a whole lot more than that…

We have made our own pledge, to publish this “handy guide to eating left-overs”, which we really hope you’ll:

1) find useful,

and, more importantly,

2) add your own ideas to, using the Comments field down there.

Alternatively, rather than adding your ideas here, why not add them to Mrs G’s website and put yourself in the running to win one of the two great prizes that she has up for grabs: a £50 LUSH voucher and £50 Natural Collection voucher!

Click through for the “Handy Guide to Eating Left-overs

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5 responses

6 09 2010
Mrs Green @myzerowaste.com

I love this guide so much; there are some brilliant ideas and now there are no excuses for any of us to waste food.
Congrats on an awesome resource and thanks for joining in with the week!

20 09 2010
VegBox Recipes

@Mrs Green – thanks so much for that! We loved taking part. How did you feel about how the week went? You had so many wonderful ideas over on your site…

29 05 2013
Must Have Gifts

I do wonder at the people who are wasting £50 a month on food! I’m never happy on the rare occasions when we waste something – case in point a packet of sausages that we accidentally let go over it’s use by date. But that is the only thing I recall throwing away in a month and that cost about £1.50…so what is it everyone else is wasting?

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