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Love Food Hate Waste Canada Campaign Set To Tackle Fall Food Waste.

October 4, 2021

Continuing from the success of the 2021 Spring food focused campaign, Love Food Hate Waste Canada is urging Canadians to combat climate change by rethinking food waste this holiday season.​

In The News: Environmental Journal.

May 11, 2021

Sixty-three per cent of the food Canadians throw away could have been eaten. Not knowing how to use up leftovers or less than perfect foods are leading reasons for food waste in Canadian households – but now Canadians can find simple, intuitive tips to store, prepare, and creatively use up commonly wasted food items and keep them out of the compost or garbage.

In the News: Treehugger.

May 07, 2021

Do you ever throw away food because you don’t know what to do with it? Maybe it looks wilted or past its prime, or you have just a little bit leftover from something else you made and it seems pointless to keep. Perhaps it’s a peel, rind, or bunch of leaves that you’d normally discard without thinking. A new campaign by Love Food Hate Waste Canada wants you to stop and reassess before tossing those bits and pieces.

In The News: Canadian Grocer.

May 05, 2021

The National Zero Waste Council is providing tips like these to help Canadians rethink avoidable food waste. The new “5 Ways With” campaign features way to sore, prepare and creatively use up commonly waste food items, from bread and broccoli stalks to bruised apples and past-their-prime tomatoes.

In The News: BC Local News.

May 05, 2021

What could you do with an extra $1,100 or so every year?

If you’re like most Canadians, that’s the value of the food you’re throwing away. That amount, calculated by the National Zero Waste Council of Canada is the value of the 140 kg of food that gets wasted for the average household. However, there is something you can do to hang on to that cash and fight climate change at the same time.

In The News: Waste and Recycling Magazine.

May 4, 2021

Sixty-three per cent of the food Canadians throw away could have been eater. Not knowing how to use up leftovers or less than perfect foods are leading reason for food waste in Canadian households – but now Canadians can find simple, intuitive tips to store, prepare, and creatively use up commonly waste food items and keep them out of the compost or garbage.

In The News: Canadian National Observer.

May 3, 2021

A zero-waste lifestyle can actually save you money. The average Canadian household waste $1,100 worth of food a year, according to the National Zero Waste Council. Consuming your leftovers is one of the smartest things a budget-conscious person can do.

In The News: Resto Biz.

May 3, 2021

Love Food Hate Waste Canada has launched a new campaign that aims to help Canadians rethink how they dispose of avoidable food waste.

A major cause of food waste is simply people not knowing how to use up leftovers or imperfect food. A release from Love Food Hate Waste Canada suggests that 63 per cent of the food that Canadians throw away could have been eaten.

LFHWC wants to help Canadians find “simple, intuitive tips” to store, prepare and creatively use up commonly wasted food items and keep them out of the compost or garbage.

In The News: Grocery Business.

May 3, 2021

Cities across the country and 11 national partners have joined in a new national food waste prevention campaign “Love Food Hate Waste Canada. Walmart Canada and Sobeys are among the natonal partners of the program. The new campaign will help Canadians think about avoidable food waste in five ways per food item, such as bread crusts and broccoli stalks.

Love Food Hate Waste Canada Launches New Food Waste Prevention Campaign: ‘5 WAYS WITH’.

May 3, 2021

Not knowing how to use up leftovers or less than perfect foods are leading reasons for food waste in Canadian households – but now Canadians can find simple, intuitive tips to store, prepare, and creatively use up commonly wasted food items. The new Love Food Hate Waste Canada campaign, “5 Ways With”, aims to help Canadians rethink avoidable food waste from bread crusts and broccoli stalks to bruised apples and spouted potatoes.

In The News: Toronto Star.

Apr 22, 2021

Simple small shifts in how we buy, cook, and eat food can make a significant difference to the amount of food waste we produce, says Christine Tizzard, who shares recipes and waste-free tips on her website, The Zero Waste Kitchen and as an Ambassador for Love Food Hate Waste Canada – a campaign that works to inspire and empower people to make their food go further and waste less.

In The News: The Hub Walmart Canada.

Apr 20, 2021

As much as we try to avoid it, most of use are familiar with at least some degree of food waste. But did you know that 63 per cent of the food Canadians throw away can actually be eaten? According to data published by our partners at Love Food, Hate Waste Canada and compiled by the National Zero Waste Council, that amounts to 140 kilograms per household annually, costing the average family $1,100 a year!

In The News: CBC BC Today.

Apr 20, 2021

Campaign manager for Love Food Hate Waste Canada, discusses tips and tricks for reducing food waste around the house.

In The News: Winnipeg Free Press.

Apr 07, 2021

According to LFHW Canada, 63 per cent of food thrown away by Canadians could have been eaten at some point. That amounts to a potential savings of more than $1,100 a year for the average Canadian household. When you look at it from an overall cost perspective, Canadians tossed over $17 billion of edible food in 2017 alone!

2020

In The News: The Weather Network.

December 18, 2020

Widespread closures and cancellations mean the holidays will look different for a lot of people. But that doesn’t mean you have to shelve your plans for a big dinner. You just have to be more prepared. We asked Alison Schatz from Love Food Hate Waste Canada to share some tips on enjoying a big meal without half of it winding up in the landfill.

In The News: The Province.

November 12, 2020

Canadians are reducing their waste, notes recent finding from the Vancouver-based National Zero Waste Council. “Since the introduction of public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 63% of Canadians are shopping less often, but are buying more food per trip that before, more households are adopting food-saving habits, freezing foods to extend shelf life, and getting creative with leftovers

In The News: The Weather Network.

November 12, 2020

In Canada, we waste 2.2 million tonnes of food every year, according to the National Zero Waste Council. That costs the average household more than $1,100 per year, and for Canadians as a whole, more than $17 billion.

In The News: Journal Metro Quebec.

October 27, 2020

According to RECYC-QUÉBEC, Canadians waste $1,100 worth of food every year. To save money and avoid throwing away food, here are 6 food-waste prevention tips to apply when you visit the grocery store.

In The News: Vita Daily.

October 5, 2020

Love Food Hate Waste Canada – Canada’s hub for food-waste prevention tips – has teamed up with zero-waste cookbook author Christine Tizzard to share these top way to use up your pumpkin, skin to seeds.

In The News: National Observer.

September 18, 2020

The average Canadian wasted two kilograms of food a week before the pandemic. Not anymore. That’s according to a survey released earlier this month by Love Food Hate Waste, an international campaign working to reduce household food waste, which found Canadians are wasting less food since the pandemic started.

COVID-19 Driving Canadians to Waste Less Food: Survey.

September 15, 2020

A new nation-wide survey shows that Canadians are wasting less food while COVID-19 public health measures have been in place. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, delivered by the National Zero Waste Council in conjunction with its campaign partners, worked with the Mustel Group to understand how food purchasing, storage, consumption and waste behaviours have changed since the introduction of quarantine and physical distancing measures.

2019

In The News: CTV Morning Live.

May 31, 2019

Learn the top tips on how we can be reducing household food waste in Canada

In The News: Global BC Noon News.

May 31, 2019

Celebrity Chef Bob Blumer is asking Canadians to rethink their relationship with food and food waste. He’s teamed up with “Love Food Hate Waste Canada” to demonstrate easy recipe for suing foods that normally are thrown out.

In The News: CTV News Toronto.

May 24, 2019

If you are worried about wasting food and the impact it has on the environment – and your wallet – you are not alone. One third of all food produced globally is thrown out. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, a behavioral-change campaign aimed to reduce Canadians’ avoidable waste, kicked off this week in Toronto.

In The News: The Marilyn Dennis Show.

May 23, 2019

LFHW Canada Food Waste Champion Bob Blumer joins Marilyn Dennis for a talk and demo on some easy ways to prevent food waste at home including a great breakfast French Toast food saving recipe

In The News: The Morning Show.

May 23, 2019

Chef Bob Blumer joins the Global Morning Show team to prepare a dish using common ingredients that are usually thrown away

Love Food Hate Waste Canada and Famed Canadian Chef Bob Blumer Team Up to Reduce Food Waste.

May 21, 2019

Love Food Hate Waste Canada is excited to announce the kick off of their cross-country campaign to reduce food waste. More than 60 percent of the food Canadians throw away could have been eaten, costing the average household more than $1,100 per year. This could change if Canadians would “Plan It. Use It. Eat It.”

National Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in Canada.

July 18, 2018

Two of Canada’s largest food retailers have joined with local and provincial governments and agencies to launch a national Love Food Hate Waste campaign today, which aims to change Canadians’ behaviours around food and dramatically reduce the significant amount of food wasted across the country every day.