UK households wasted 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015, new figures reveal

BY: Ashley Cowburn for The Independent


Household food waste increased to 7.3 million tonnes in 2015, new figures have revealed, leading to accusations the Government is failing in its ambition to bring down waste in Britain.

The latest statistics from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap) show that efforts to combat food waste in homes across UK have stalled in recent years, with 7.3 million tonnes thrown away in 2015 – an increase on the 7 million recorded in 2012.



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