The British waste the most food in Europe

By: trademagazin Date: 2015. 08. 13. 11:02

Britain wastes more food than any other country in Europe, with UK households throwing away 6 kilogrammes of food a week. 12 billion pounds worth food a year. For every one of the UK’s 64 million citizens, the equivalent of a tin of baked beans is thrown away every day.

Each year, 22 million tonnes of food is wasted in the European Union, according to a new study, of which 80 percent is avoidable.

British households have been found to squander 12 billion pounds on avoidable waste every year – the equivalent of 480 pounds per household. (MTI)

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