Full report: events held in the Midlands to highlight food waste

It's estimated that every year households in the UK throw away more than seven million tonnes of food and drink – a cost of £680 per family.

Today, two community events were held in Nottinghamshire and Birmingham, aimed at highlighting just how much food is thrown away.

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Big Lunch highlights food waste

Events have taken place across the Midlands today to highlight the amount of food being wasted by families. Big Lunch events were held in Birmingham and Bestwood, Nottinghamshire.