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Christmas 2020 could mean that we’re going to be buying and not eating far too much.

Stop fattening up turkeys and reduce food waste for Christmas 2020

It’s going to be a socially distanced Christmas, and this is going to lead to massive food waste.

With fewer people in households celebrating the festive season, it looks like we’re going to be buying – and not eating – far too much Christmas food.

That means, according to food waste collection company BusinessWaste.co.uk , we’ll be wasting more than usual as people scale...

The UK is binning 53,000,000 disposable face masks every single day

53 million disposable face masks are sent to landfill every single day

The UK is binning an incredible 53,000,000 disposable face masks every single day, with reports that many face masks are ending up being carelessly discarded in the street ending up in streams and rivers.

“If you walk around any street now you will see disposable face masks being blown around with leaves in the gutter – they are the new cigarette butt – people are simply chucking...

12.6 million pumpkin carcasses will be heading for landfill

126,000 tonnes of pumpkin waste are heading to landfill this year

With parents tearing their hair out this half term, many have turned to Halloween pumpkin carving to entertain the little ones – however next week the discarded pumpkin carcasses will be heading for landfill, all 12.6 million of them.

“The waste produced at Halloween is incredible, and many people will want to get rid of the stinky rotting pumpkin carcasses fairly quickly after what...