Environment Minister urging families to avoid waste this Christmas

The Environment Minister is urging people to avoid food waste this Christmas.

Denis Naughten's department says Irish homes throw out over 1 million tonnes of food every year, wasting an average of €700 a day.

They are encouraging households to plan their shopping and meals, use up left overs, dispose of food correctly and know the difference between "Use By" and "Best Before" dates.

Denis Naughten's department says Irish homes throw out over 1 million tonnes of food every year, wasting an average of €700 a day.


 

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