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Become a Food Hero at home

Absolute go-to for handy hacks

If you’re short on time but still keen to reduce your food waste, don’t sweat. These ultimate one-stop-shop resources are all you’ll ever need when looking to significantly reduce what goes in the bin. 

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SCRAPS - Gary Maclean and Glasgow Science Centre

National Chef of Scotland, Gary Maclean, is a real advocate for sustainable, seasonal and low waste cooking. Last year he teamed up with the Glasgow Science Centre as part of their mission to reduce the city’s food waste. Filmed in his kitchen by his daughter, Gary cooks up dishes from food that is normally otherwise wasted.  

Great for: individuals, families, students 

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste (Scotland)

A true one-stop shop for all you need to know about food waste in Scotland and how to minimise your impact. It covers everything from money saving tips to making the most of ingredients. We especially love the food waste recipe generator 

Great for: individuals, families, students 


21 kitchen hacks to reduce food waste

This blog provides 21 short, sharp food waste hacks that even the busiest of households can try out. Some you’ll already be familiar with and some could mark the start of a new sustainable habit.  

Great for: families, individuals, anyone short on time 

The Scraps Book

The Scraps Book, IKEA

IKEA’s Scraps Book is an absolute treasure trove of low waste cookery ideas. This beautiful cookbook is full of international, innovative and inspiring recipes aimed at using up food scraps and leftovers. Perfect for dipping in and out of, or devouring from cover to cover.  

Great for: families, individuals, couples, friends 

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What to eat?

Surprising food that is actually edible

Try something new

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

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