Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University


Love Food Hate Waste

Vegetables layed out in a heart shape

Food waste is a major issue. We throw away 7.2 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year, the majority of which could have been eaten. It's costing us £12bn a year and is bad for the environment too.

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On Campus we segregate our food waste in self-catered halls and are trailing it in two catered halls. Food waste is also segregated in catered halls dining hall kitchens. This food waste is then sent for anaerobic digestion instead of going to landfill saving both money and the environment.

A diagram showing the cycle of food waste

However we want to reduce our food waste before we recycle it.

Watch these short films and animations, they are bursting with tips, hints, recipes and inspirational ideas for making the most of your food, wasting less and saving more.

Love food hate waste

Reducing food waste at home


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