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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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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In Tampere Finland the primary and secondary schools get a marketing letter at the end and in the beginning of each school semester. The letter invites them to make an order and ask the environmental advisors to come to the school and give lessons of sustainable consumption, free of charge. For the younger pupils the lesson is more like telling them a story but for older pupils also some facts about natural resources and consumption are presented.

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