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National Student Money Week 2017: Waste Not, Want Not
Feb 06, 2017
The average person in the UK bins £200 worth of food each year. On a tight budget, you can't afford to throw your money away. But there's a positive side, too: if you can cut down on waste, you'll save money without having to make sacrifices.
Easy ways to reduce waste include:
- Buy food in a group: you might not get through a loaf of bread on your own before it goes off, but with the help of friends or housemates, you will
- Don't be swayed by special offers: you're not really saving money if you don't use what you buy
- Plan out your meals for the week so that you can buy exactly what you need