Stop Food Waste Day: New data highlights how Brits chuck out 4.5 million tonnes of food every year

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Stop Food Waste Day: New data highlights how Brits chuck out 4.5 million tonnes of food every year

WRAP publishes new data showing how the public throws out food waste equivalent to 375,000 rubbish collecting vehicles

British households collectively waste 4.5 million tonnes of food each year, according to damning new statistics that reveal how it would take 375,000 rubbish collecting vehicles - which parked nose-to-tail...

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