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Consumers save £296m by reducing food waste

Householders are saving £296 million a year by reducing food waste, since the Love Food Hate Waste campaign launched in 2007.According to figures from campaign organisers, the Waste & Resources Action Programme, more than 1.8 million more households have cut back the amount of food they throw away. This means waste food has been reduced by 137,000 tonnes, preventing 600,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.