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 ...

The puppet show ‘Gabriella the Dump on Diet’ was played about 200 times for over 8000 children of preschools and 1st grade pupils.

The objective was to make the children understand what food waste is, that it causes methane production at the land fill site and that we should decrease the amount of organic waste that goes to landfills through prevention and separation.

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