Stop Food Waste Day is a global day of awareness designed to eliminate the huge amount of wasted food around the world.

Food waste is central to some of the key challenges facing the world today, including hunger and poverty, climate change, health and wellbeing and the sustainability of agriculture and oceans.


  • 33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
  • 45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
  • 25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
  • 8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste

Food Waste Facts and Activities

Head over to our activities page for more facts about how food waste affects us all, and to find out how you can have fun while doing your bit. the page includes information and guides to let you know: 

  • What items are compostable
  • How to re-grow food waste
  • How to create your own compost bin

Join The Virtual Event Today

This year's virtual event features 25+ incredible speakers discussing the food waste crisis. Brought to you in partnership by Compass Group & Food Tank.

What: Stop Food Waste Day Virtual Event: Driving Awareness To Fight Food Waste

When: 28 April 2021, 7pm-8pm

Where: Register Here

Find out more about how to Stop Food Waste, including Recipes, Events and Toolkits on the website: CLICK HERE