Make your money go further with tips to Reduce fruit & veg waste.
SHOP SMART: do not buy more food than you need, buying in bulk can lead to fresh food waste. make a point of using up all your fruit and veg before buying more.
PLAN YOUR MEALS: make a list of everything you need before you visit the shop.
STORE FRUIT & VEG CORRECTLY: avoid premature ripening and your produce going off. Potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, and onions should be kept at room temperature.
PRESERVE FRUIT & VEG: pickling, fermenting, and freezing are methods you can use to make your food last longer.
LEFTOVER STORAGE: simply store your leftover cooked veg in a clear container rather than an opaque container so you do not forget it is there.