Love Food Hate Waste

Whether you are passionate about food or simply want to make the most of the food that you have bought, you might be interested in getting involved in Norfolk County Council Love Food Hate Waste project.

They are looking for people who would like to become Love Food Hate Waste volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with others to help to reduce the amount of food we waste.

In the UK each year households throw away seven million tonnes of food and drink.  This costs the average family with children about £810 a year or the equivalent of £70 per month.  Waste that is not recycled or composted is currently taken to energy from waste plants.

As a Love Food Hate Waste volunteer you will be trained in issues regarding food waste and equipped with tools and ongoing support to help others in your local community to make the most of their food, reduce food waste and save money.

Anyone over the age 18 can join the scheme; you will receive free training and resource pack and ongoing support from your programme coordinator and waste reduction officers.

The next training course will be held on Saturday 26 January 2019 at County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2SG.

If you would like more information or are interested in becoming a Love Food Hate Waste volunteer email lovefoodhatewaste@norfolk.gov.uk

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