Irish Households Wasting Up To €1000 Worth Of Food A Year

Midlands event being held to teach the public how to recycle it properly.

Small actions that we do collectively as a nation, can have a big impact on preventing climate change. 

That's the message from Pauline Donoghue of the My Waste Campaign, which is holding a roadshow in Birr this weekend providing information and products to encourage people to recycle correctly. 

She says the average family wastes up to €1000 of food a year, with 40% of that ending up in a landfill.

The southern region prevention officer says the campaign is educating people how this can be repurposed effectively:

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