The  local campaign in North London was based upon UK-wide research and a campaign by WRAP. The research showed that households could save up to £50 per month by reducing their food waste and that nationally around a third of all the food we buy ends up being thrown away, most of which could still have been eaten.

The campaign involved a variety of activities (which have been based upon effective campaigns delivered in other areas) including:
food waste roadshows, a recipe competition for residents, community kitchen workshops, events with local businesses, a media campai...

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Research by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has shown that consumers in the UK throw away the equivalent of one in every three bagfuls of food shopping– or a third of the food they buy each year, and most of this could have been eaten.

In autumn 2007, WRAP launched the Love Food Hate Waste campaign which aims to help consumers cut back on the food they waste through raising awareness and by offering easy-to-action advice.

See also: 004 TRSWM: Love Food Hate ...

Nuukuusviikko, Using less - living more –week. The focus of the week is on sustainable consumption and sustainable use of the natural resources. Every year the week pays interest in special issue, e.g. 2010 on ecological living. All the members of the movement and several other organizations organize events for the private citizens during the week all over Finland.   

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