An email from a YOLOer focused my attention on FOOD WASTE when he wrote, “It seems that we generate quite a lot of food waste. We must be wasteful (there are four of us) because we filled up the two
While veggie and fruit trimmings and peelings can and should be composted, food waste – like veggies that have gone off and uneaten cooked food – is an unnecessary waste of money.
After a high composting output this past summer, I feel like I’ve been hibernating through winter. Without grass cuttings, my volume of ‘green’ material has seemed dismal. I have supplemented my kitchen waste with that from my neighbour.
What is your food waste situation looking like at home? Fruits and vegetables that have gone off can, of course, be composted, but our aim should be to compost the inedible / off-cuts from fruits and vegetables and not to use
The UK is struggling with massive volumes of food waste – and the situation is probably not much different here. “Economically, food waste costs households hundreds of pounds a year and causes increased disposal costs to local authorities, pushing up