Become a Food Hero at home
Welcome to Plate up for Glasgow’s ultimate guide for reducing food waste in the home.
Helping you to make a difference one dish at a time.
We’ve put together some tips, tricks, and handy hacks for anyone who’s interested in reducing their food waste at home. And if you’ve made it this far, chances are that means YOU!
Whether it’s something that’s never crossed your mind before, or you’re already a dab hand at waste prevention and just looking for new ways to get creative, these resources have you covered.
Why do we care so much about food waste?
Food waste is a major global social, environmental, and economic problem, but is often overlooked or forgotten. Plate up for Glasgow’s aim is to bring the issue of food waste back into focus.
We’re encouraging everyone to make small changes in the kitchen to help reduce how much food is thrown in the bin. Here’s why…
Did you know...
Sources: Scale of Scotland’s food waste challenge, Zero Waste Scotland report. Wrap: The Food we waste in Scotland.
Interested in finding out how you can reduce your food waste – and save some money?
If Plate up for Glasgow has whet your appetite (sorry!) for change and got you thinking about some of your food habits, then look no further.
For ideas on how to make small changes in the home that would make a big difference to the planet – and your purse – why not explore our ideas pages?
From ultimate go-to hacks that will completely change your kitchen game, to creative ways for using leftover food other than eating it, we’ve got you covered.
Short on time?
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What to eat?
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Low waste kitchen techniques
Not just for your tummy
Get creative with food waste around the home!
Dreaming of a holiday?
Meet the zero-waste bars and restaurants from around the world
Have you given any of our tips a go? Or have you got some creative suggestions of your own that we might have missed? Tell us about it!
We can’t wait to hear your food waste saving stories!