[From Greener Scotland: your one-stop website for greener living, provided by the Scottish Government.]
It might surprise you to hear that Scottish households throw out roughly 600,000 tonnes of food every year. That’s the equivalent of £460 per household per year, or a total cost of £1.1 billion to people in Scotland.
That’s why Scotland’s National chef, Gary Maclean has come up with a series of top tips that can help you stop food waste, save money, and make Scotland greener at the same time.
Gary’s handy hints include:
- working with leftovers
- meal planning
- knowing your labels
- and much more
Check out the blog for more details, as well as a whole host of other interesting tips that can help you make food waste a thing of the past.