Throwing out food costs our pockets, wastes resources and is a massive contributor to the greenhouse gases that cause climate change.
Avoiding food waste is easily done with a few tips and tricks and any waste that's leftover can be composted into a new resource.
worth of food is wasted by UK households each year.
of the waste in Highland household refuse bins is food waste that could have been eaten or composted.
of the world's carbon emissions come from food that is lost or wasted
What we're doing
We are working to reduce food waste in households and businesses and to make sure that anything left over is composted to be used as a resource, rather than sent to landfill to rot.
Resources and learning
Highland Community Composting Toolkit
If you are looking to implement a composting scheme in your community, this handy guide will help you get started.
Already running a community food composting scheme? We'd love to hear from you, to help share your experience with the wider Highland community. Please get in touch.