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15 APR 20 | 5 Minute read

Make food matter!

Did you know we can protect our planet by saving food?

At least one-third of all edible food produced across the world is never eaten – enough food to feed 2 billion people. That’s just over a quarter of the world’s population!

To truly understand why edible food gets chucked away, our Love Food Hate Waste team would like you and your family to become investigators. 

Monitor how much food you and your family throws away at home in one week, learn how to save food and become a food saver superhero!

To access the activity materials, please visit our Love Food Hate Waste - Make Food Matter page. 

Lock down friendly family activities

Quiz time!

How well do you think you waste less?  

Try our fun, interactive quiz and see how much you know!

Love your clothes!

Creating toys out of old t-shirts is a great way to make the most out of unwanted clothes. It’s perfect for your kids or even as a gift for someone else.

Watch this great video from Love Your Clothes for some clothes to toys ideas!


Lock down friendly activities

Elephant Craft


Make Do and Grow CIC have a great video mini craft on how to make an amazing elephant from common household recycling items!


Waste to Wishes

Gilded Lily has produced a fantastic crafts tutorial showing how to turn plastic bottles into lovely money banks/ savings bottles! This is a good one to do with the kids, take photos of what you make and share them via our social channels! 


7 eco crafts for kids

The team behind Mollie Makes are big believers in play, and believe craft activities can teach kids about the planet with natural and recycled materials.

Here they share 7 eco crafts for kids that are not only fun but also educational.