Events have been held across the Midlands to highlight the amount of food being wasted by families in the UK.
Big Lunch 2013 – an event organised by the Eden Project, aims to cook 1,000 meals with the annual money wasted per household – £680.
Alice Stechly from Nottinghamshire County Council's waste team, has told ITV News Central what families can do to cut food waste – and ultimately save money.
Events have been held in Bestwood County Park, Nottinghamshire, and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Edgbaston.
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