How To Reduce Food Waste at Home - Lettuce Begin
How to Reduce Food Waste At Home
Starting With Salad - Lettuce Begin
1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste and in developed countries like ours, this largely happens in the home.
It's time we make small changes to our everyday lives (and fridges) to help solve this global problem, there are little steps that are super easy and will be genuinely rewarding.
Ben was shocked to discuss the crazy amount of salad waste in the UK on a trip up to a farm in Cambridgeshire...read on!
3 Ways To Reduce Salad Waste At Home
1. Buy Whole Lettuces Not BagsWhole heads of lettuce keep much better than bags of salad. Buy loose heads of salad from reputable grocers. It may mean a little extra effort washing and preparing, but you will save money, reduce plastic packaging and avoid soggy brown leaves going in the bin!
2. Store Correctly
3. Grow Your Own
"This is something we are going to be talking about a lot, coming up with great ways to help you reduce food waste at home - we've focused on salad here, but to reuse an already terrible salad related pun - this is just the tip of the iceberg."Joe