One out of five food items ends up in the bin – 760,000 tonnes of food are thrown away every year. Do your part to prevent waste, protect the environment and save money. It’s easy, and every little bit counts.
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Make a shopping list
Stick to your shopping list to avoid impulse buys.
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Bring your own shopping bag
Protect the environment by using fewer single-use bags.
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Don’t go shopping hungry.
When you shop on an empty stomach, you’ll be much more tempted to buy things you don’t need.
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Check the use-by date.
Pay attention to the use-by date so your food supplies don’t end up in the bin.
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Only buy what you really need.
Make sure you can use up what you buy.
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Repair before buying new.
Not every device that is broken is beyond repair and needs to be replaced right away.
Use a sandwich box and your own drinking bottle for your packed lunch.
They are a great alternative to tin foil, single-use bottles and cans when eating outside the home.