Frightening Food Waste Facts

  • Every year, 389,000 tonnes of food and drink are wasted in Scotland – costing us all an eye-watering £1 billion
  • We throw away enough bacon to make every person n Scotland a bacon roll every Saturday, for a whole year
  • Every day in Scotland, we throw away the equivalent of 2.6 million slices of bread.  That’s a lot of toast.
  • We waste 62,000 tonnes of vegetables every year.  That’s an average of 26kg a year for every household in Scotland – the equivalent of a whole weekly shop

Author: carolinespeirs

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