Halloween is now one of the biggest days celebrated in the UK, with Brits buying and carving more than ten million pumpkins a year.
With only one evening to enjoy Halloween is it a major food waste problem. An estimated 18,000 tonnes of perfectly edible pumpkins being thrown away. That’s enough to make a bowl of soup for everyone in the United Kingdom.
With this immense needless waste, the best part of which ends up in landfill, embracing pioneering solutions to address this is essential. A number of schemes to minimise this waste are growing in popularity.
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