Why are we wasting good food?
- Australians discard up to 20% of the food they purchase
- This equates to 1 out of every 5 bags of groceries they buy
- Up to 40% of the average household garbage bin is food
- For the average Australian household, > $1,000 of food is thrown away each year
- Enough to feed the average household for over a month
- Paying off six months of your electricity bill
The following infographic provides a snapshot of some the reasons why.