All posts tagged: fighting food waste


The festive period is one of our most expensive times of year, yet it seems it is during this spell of celebration that we are most gluttonous when it comes to food. On average, a family will comfortably spend over £200 on food and drink alone at Christmas, the majority of which are perishable items […]


The Pig Idea is a new campaign to encourage the use of food waste to feed pigs. Led by food waste expert Tristram Stuart and the Feeding the 5000 team in partnership with chef Thomasina Miers, the aim is to lift the EU ban on the feeding of catering waste, swill, to pigs. THE PROBLEM […]


The Bristol Skipchen: A community food waste cafe operating on a pay-as-you-feel basis in the heart of Bristol which serves up food that has been donated, found on farmland or in supermarket and restaurant skips. Foodstuffs that are past their sell-by date but still perfectly safe and edible to eat. They never order in supplies! Launched by The […]


FoodCycle is a UK charity that combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. They have two programmes that combine surplus food and the energy of our amazing volunteers to create delicious and healthy three-course meals for people in the community. […]