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In the UK, we waste 11,500 tonnes of food every day. Yet, at the same time thousands of families are struggling to put food on the table.
Do you know that one in five UK families lives below the poverty line? This means in some areas, there are whole neighbourhoods affected, even if you can’t see it.
Together, the collective population of the UK throw away 11,500 tonnes of food every day. This is enough to fill Wembley almost to the brim every year . We believe that in a land that throws away so much, it’s shocking that so many families go to bed hungry.
This mealtime, you can make a difference. Show your support for #ClearAPlate by not wasting a morsel of food. Share a photo of your empty plate on Facebook or Twitter and use the hashtag #ClearAPlate.
As you raise awareness of this important issue and reduce your family’s waste, we’ll be supporting UK families in need by providing half a million meals. This is in addition to almost two million meals we’ve already provided through our partnership with Oxfam’s poverty work in the UK.
So please, #ClearAPlate and don’t waste food, and we’ll make sure help and support is given to those who need it most.