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Did you know? – In Ireland over one million tonnes of food is wasted every year.

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How much food do we waste?


In Ireland there is over one million tonnes of food waste disposed of each year.

Around 1/3 of this comes from households and means that, at home,

80kg of food waste is thrown out per person every year.

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Yet 795 million people or one in nine people in the world do not have enough to eat.

98% of the people who do not have enough food live in developing countries.

While some of this food waste cannot be avoided a lot of it could be saved if we managed our food better.

Go to this website StopFoodWaste.ie to learn more.