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Food Waste Action Week

Food Waste Action Week 2023

Food Waste Action Week takes place March 6th – 12th with the theme: Win. Don’t Bin. Throughout the week we will help you save time and money by making the most of the food you buy.

With a bit of forward planning here, and a dash of savvy storage there; you can enjoy those little winning moments in life of having tomorrow’s lunch sorted the night before, or defrosting that spare portion of spaghetti bolognese for a quick and easy dinner.


Get Involved in Food Waste Action Week 2023

Did you know, the average Canadian household wastes 4.5 meals per week. That adds up to upwards of $1300 a year in edible food we throw out. What a waste!

Take our quiz and find out how you can save time and money:

Need more inspiration? Head over to our blog where our Food Waste Champion, Getty Stewart has shared her top five ways you can Win. Don’t Bin this Food Waste Action Week by better managing your leftovers.

Food Waste Action Week 2023


Want to dig deeper? The National Zero Waste Council has been leading on food loss and waste prevention since 2012, advocating for fiscal incentives, policy change, and the adoption of best practices. Check out A Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada, and our broader efforts with key stakeholders from across the value chain to address food loss and waste.