What To Do

There are many reasons as to why good food goes to waste at home, from buying or cooking too much, forgetting food stuck at the back of the fridge or changing your plans. The good news is, food waste at home is mostly avoidable and a few simple changes can have a big impact.

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Cooking-for-a-cause-food-prep_photo-credit-nikkito

What To Do

There are many reasons as to why good food goes to waste at home, from buying or cooking too much, forgetting food stuck at the back of the fridge or changing your plans. The good news is, food waste at home is mostly avoidable and a few simple changes can have a big impact.

Use It Up

Our research shows that using up your food, before buying more is the best way to reduce food waste at home. Use It Up is all about making it easy for Aussies to waste less. It’s a simple habit that will save food, save money and save the planet!

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Look. Buy. Store. Cook.

Start by getting into good food saving habits, by following our simple mantra: Look. Buy. Store. Cook.

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Downloadable Tools

Fight food waste at home by getting into good food saving habits. Click here for a collection of downloadable resources. Including a combined meal planner and shopping list to make sure you only buy what you need, and a fridge guide to help stack your fridge to make food last longer.

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Knowledge Hub

OzHarvest is a recognised leader in Australia on the issue of food waste and regularly reviews the latest global and national reports to help understand this complex problem, in addition to commissioning our own research.

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