European Week for Waste Reduction: Schools create Waste Warriors!

by Food for Life Scotland

Raising awareness of food waste for the European Week for Waste Reduction

Schools from across Glasgow and Europe were invited to partake in a project where pupils were asked to investigate the food and packaging that we waste in the world and create a food waste warrior from recycled materials. This project is a part of the European Week for Waste Reduction (19-27 November), where countries across Europe are raising awareness about waste reduction and taking action to reduce their waste. In Scotland, the focus of EWWR is on food waste and this year the theme across Europe is wasteful packaging. Click here to find out more about the week.

The aim of the project was to get school communities thinking about the scale of waste we produce in our everyday lives and how we can protect our food from ending up in the bin.

Schools from Malta and Catalonia also sent in their food waste warriors and are keen to partner with Scottish schools to continue the learning.

You can find the whole collection of Food Waste Warriors on Zero Waste Scotland's flickr account here:

Thank you to all who created such wonderful food-waste fighting warriors!!


Find out more about Zero Waste Scotland and Love Food Hate Waste by clicking the links. 




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