This summer in Surrey we threw away enough salad to fill an Olympic size swimming pool.
Recent research indicates that Surrey residents produce about 80,000 tonnes of food waste every year with treatment and disposal costs in the region of £6.7 million. That's a lot of good food going to waste and money down the drain too.
Wasting food is often a subconscious act. You might think it's not something you do, but check out these facts and you'll realise there's so much food going to waste, some of it might actually be coming from you!