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Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Share knowlegde: win cash

This Christmas, residents in Richmond upon Thames can win £100 to spend in a sustainable restaurant or a hamper full of eco-goodies, simply by sharing their best Christmas leftover tips.

A lot of food gets wasted at Christmas - it’s estimated that residents in West London will throw out 16,500 tonnes of perfectly edible food over the festive period costing each household around £50.

The West London Waste Authority has launched a competition for residents to swap their best recipes for making the most of their leftovers. All you need to do is send in a recipe using at least two items of leftovers from your Christmas dinner. A panel of judges will then pick the best recipe.

The closing date for entries is 23 January 2011. Send your recipe (with full instructions) to [email protected] or by post to Waste Minimisation Coordinator, WLWA, Mogden Works, Modgen Lane, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 7LP. Make sure you also include:

• your name,
• your address and contact details,
• what you had for Christmas dinner, and
• a photo of you with your leftovers meal (optional).

Visit for competition terms and conditions or to find out more about reducing food waste this Christmas.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:38 pm  

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