Love Essex, Love Food

Hand scraping vegetable peelings into a food caddy.

Monday 9 January 2023

Did you know the average Essex household wastes £60 every month by throwing away food that could have been eaten? We’re giving you the chance to win this back!

Save food, save the environment and save money.

Sign the Essex Food Waste Pledge today!

Join us in the fight against food waste

You will be able to take part in monthly challenges that give you the chance to win £60 worth of supermarket vouchers of your choice! If you subscribe to the Love Essex newsletter, you’ll receive monthly tips and inspiration of how you can reduce your food waste at home. By following some simple steps, you could do your bit for the planet and save yourself some serious cash at the same time!

Learn about why food waste is an issue

Check out our short film that follows the story of a perfectly good apple that has been thrown into the general rubbish bin! 

Monthly challenge

January’s challenge is simple: sign the pledge!

All you need to do this month is sign the Essex Food Waste Pledge and confirm you are happy to be entered into the prize draw. Easy as that!

If you sign up for the Love Essex e-newsletter you’ll be kept updated with the future challenges and chances to win. There will also be quarterly special editions which will give you the chance to win other great prizes such as an air fryer, soup maker, food processor or slow cooker!

More ideas to reduce your food waste