7 million tonnes of food and drink goes in the bin. Cutting out food waste create the same reduction in carbon emissions as taking 1 in 4 cars off the road. WRAP

83per cent of sofas are not re-used. Just doubling the number of sofas re-used, could save 52,000 tonnes of CO2 WRAP

Between 25-40% of UK fruit and vegetable crops are rejected by supermarkets and end up in landfill. Tristram Stuart

Between 2012 and 2020 an estimated £7 billion of precious metal will be sent to landfill in the UK’s electronic waste WRAP

12 billion pounds worth of useable food is wasted in the UK - or about 20 million tonnes. Meanwhile 4 million people in the UK suffer from malnutrition. Tristram Stuart

Nearly 25 per cent of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) that's taken to landfill could be reused , worth around £200m gross a year. WRAP

The average family throws away £50 of good food every month WRAP

 

Community Screenings of Trashed

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Not seen Trashed the movie yet – why not show it in your community?

This hard hitting film narrated by Jeremy Irons looks at the impacts of waste on us and on our environment.

Trashed can be screened by Zero Waste Alliance members for the special price of £80 + VAT. If you are interested in screening or would like to know more please get in touch with Harriet at screenings@trashedfilm.com. Please let Harriet know that you are from the Zero Waste Alliance when getting in contact.

We strongly recommend running a discussion session after the film to highlight the action we can take our communities to reduce waste.

PS If you haven’t joined the Zero Waste Alliance please just sign up to our mail list!

 

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