Green Lane Opp. Post Office
St Mary's Centre
By Andrew Jenkins - 15th March 2017 5:15pm
Did you know 50% of food wasted in the Buckinghamshire comes from our homes, and the average Haddenham household throws out £700 of good food every year?
Much of it could have been eaten, like excess fruit and veg, ingredients bought for a recipe tried once or just a BOGOF we couldn't resist.
All across Buckinghamshire households can recycle their food waste, but we can do even better than that. The belief that we can save food from the bin is why Buckinghamshire's Waste Team is working with Olio to promote their free food sharing App.
The App, available in the Android and iTunes stores, can be downloaded for free, and you can start sharing excess food. It's free to join and use the app, and anyone can pick up or share food. Whether it be those spare cabbages from the garden, chocolate given up for Lent, red wine bought by a visitor or just some fish pie you have cooked too much of.
Using the Olio app will also connect you with neighbours and the local community, often starting up new friendships. Not to mention saving food from the bin.
Why not visit www.olioex.com/bucks to find out more, and get sharing today.
Businesses can also benefit from the app. Residents and businesses can use the app, to share and collect food. Local bakeries, green grocers or maybe a restaurant that has over ordered, they can all save on waste disposal, and make friends with the local community.
If you are a keen food lover, or want to kick start food sharing in Haddenham, have a look at the "get involved" section of the site — see here
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