1. Meridian

Our food: How much is wasted?

As the holiday period comes to an end, how much of our festive feast was thrown away? It's estimated the average household wastes food costing £40 every month - that's nearly £500 a year. But what happens to it all and how can we be less wasteful?

Festive food - what a waste

I'm sure most of us managed to eat drink and be merry over the last fortnight, and have probably got the credit card bill to prove it. But as the holiday period comes to an end, how much of our festive feast has been thrown away?

It's estimated the average household wastes food costing £40 every month - that's nearly £500 a year. Martin Dowse has been investigating what can be done about it, when so many people are struggling to make ends meet.

More top news