Derbyshire: 20,000 bananas and 19,800 sausages binned EVERY day across the county
The full, shocking scale of food waste in Derbyshire has been revealed.
Amongst other things, the figures released by Derbyshire County Council reveal that 20,000 bananas are binned across the county each and every day.
It is estimated a fifth of food bought in Derbyshire ends up in the bin.
And it is not just bananas that we waste in massive quantities. On average across Derbyshire this is what is binned every day...
340,500 slices of bread
25,100 slices of ham
Wasting food is estimated to cost the average household £470 a year and up to £700 for families. For tips on how to make your food go further and help cut your shopping bill visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/savemore