Events have taken place across the region today to highlight the amount of food waste generated by families across the UK.
It's estimated that each household wastes around £680 worth of food annually.
A Big Lunch 2013 was held at Bestwood Country Park in Nottinghamshire, and another at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
The events have been organised by the Eden Project.
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