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Love Food Hate Waste Scotland

Down the drain: tapping into drinks waste

The damaging effects of binning food are often well documented. However, we rarely think of the 11% liquid waste that makes up what we think of as ‘food waste’ as being part of the problem.

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Where to start

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to join us in the fight against food waste. So we’re always on hand to help with kitchen tips and tricks, shopping skills and storage solutions.

It can sometimes be overwhelming knowing where to start when it comes to trying to cut down our food waste, but little changes can make a big difference.

Food waste has a massive impact on the planet - in fact, each year wasted food accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than air travel! And wasting food at home is a big part of the problem. But that’s why we’re here.

We’ve been fighting food waste for a long time, so when it comes to kitchen tips and tricks, shopping skills and storage solutions - we’ve got all the information you need to join us in the fight against food waste!

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Discover some simple hacks, tips and scrummy leftover food recipes that will help you make the most of your food at home.

A whole host of handy tools

Feeling inspired? Here are a few tools to get you started.

Our portion calculator will provide you with guidance on how much food you need for each person, for each meal. It’s simple to use as we’ve calculated the typical serving sizes for you!

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It’s time to get familiar with your fridge temperature! Learn how to use our handy fridge temperature tool and find some easy tips to help you on your journey.

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Adopting some simple food habits into your usual weekly routine will remove a lot of the stress around food, saving you both time and money - while shopping and at home. It'll also ensure your food is eaten and not binned!

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Get food-saving tips on social media

On our Facebook and Instagram pages you’ll regularly find us dishing out hints and tips, recipes and more.

From helping you make the most of what you already have to offering up storage advice, we’ve got you covered.