Barnaby's Budgeting Tips: Day 3

The Momentum UK Team 3 February 2014

When it comes to budgeting for essentials, preparing healthy, tasty meals for less can be one of the biggest challenges. Cutting down on the cost of your ingredients is one thing, but have you thought about how much it costs when you throw food away?

Barnaby says:

"Did you know that, according to Love Food Hate Waste, the average UK household wastes £470 worth of food each year, or £700 for a family with children? That's around £60 a month chucked in the bin! Planning your meals carefully and saving leftovers can help you to reduce waste and save money."

Do you plan your meals, and if so do you find that it saves you money? How do you use up your leftovers? Share your tips for reducing food waste in the comments below!