Households the worst culprits for food waste

New research has revealed Australian households are responsible for more than half of Australia’s total food waste, with each house on average dumping around nine kilograms of food each week.

The three-year study traced the cycle of food waste looking at its economic, environmental and psychological modelling.

Researcher Christian Reynolds from the University of South Australia said knowing where food is wasted means tailored programs can be introduced to reduce waste in each sector.

Read more at University of South Australia