Whatever kind of food you love, sometimes it can be hard to eat it all. When plans change or daily life gets in the way, we all end up throwing away food for one reason or another. But shockingly, food makes up around a quarter of the rubbish we throw away in Hampshire, and most of this could have been eaten!
Fareham Borough Council is running the Great Food Rescue in partnership with Sainsbury's, and you can get involved!
Local children have been designing a logo for the side of a take-out bag to encourage people to take home their leftovers! Watch this space for the winning logo; which will be printed on bags that will be distributed to local restaurants.
Keep a simple diary for a week (1 MB), and jot down any food that doesn't get eaten. Return it to us and we will send you a Food Saver pack. Download it, or contact us for a paper copy.
Don't throw it away! Find recipes for your leftovers .
Share your recipes to use up leftovers, or tips to avoid food waste, by email or social media. Or if you are part of a community group who would like to be involved, let us know and we can visit your group.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fortunately there are lots of ways to make the most of the food we buy, and save ourselves money at the same time.