Resources - Fight Food Waste

Fight Food Waste Resources

Fight food waste at home by getting into good food saving habits when you look, buy, store and cook. Download the combined meal planner and shopping list to make sure you only buy what you need, and use the fridge guide to help stack your fridge to make food last longer.

Fight food waste in the fridge
Fight food waste in the fridge
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Fight food waste at Christmas
Fight food waste at Christmas
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Meal Planner and shopping list
Meal Planner and shopping list
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Greens Pie
Greens Pie

This recipe is flexible and can take whatever greens you have in your fridge – get creative and resourceful!

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Pork Fennel Rolls
Pork Fennel Rolls

These rolls are delicious and keep great too! To prevent wastage, you can always make extra parcels, and store in a zip lock bag in your freezer for a quick mid-week meal.

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Banoffee Galettes
Banoffee Galettes

If you ever have too many bananas, these galettes are a nice and easy way to try something new!

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Bao-Bun
Bao-Bun

Leftover meat is a commonly wasted food, but this recipe finds a creative way to use it!

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Fritters
Fritters

Make extra roast on Sunday and sick of roast leftovers? With this recipe you can turn your leftovers into something delicious!

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Ravioli
Ravioli

This recipe is great if you need to use up leftover chicken! Its also a nice one to do with the kids.

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Lettuce Soup
Lettuce Soup

Lettuce is one of the more commonly wasted vegetables. If you are wondering what to do with it, try this recipe!

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Banana Ketchup
Banana Ketchup

Looking for a way to use spotty bananas? Definitely give this one a try, especially if you are looking for a sauce to go with another meal!

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Carrot Hummus
Carrot Hummus

Sometimes carrots can go a bit bendy in the fridge and this recipe is a great way to use them!

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Bread Dumplings
Bread Dumplings

Bread is one of the most wasted food types, and with this recipe you can reduce your bread waste!

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Bread Butter Pudding
Bread Butter Pudding

Pudding is a delicious treat and can be made with older bread!

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Arancini
Arancini

These tasty Arancini are great for entertaining and using up leftover rice.

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Banana Tarte Tatin
Banana Tarte Tatin

Over banana bread? This Banana Tarte Tatin is super tasty and easy to make!

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Get the whole school involved in fighting food waste with a few simple steps and downloadable resources.

  1. Educate others about the issue of food waste by printing off the Fight Food Waste Poster for Schools poster.
  2. Print out and fold your own FEAST chatterbox to reveal interesting food-facts and tips to reduce food waste.
  3. Learn about your own food print and how to reduce it.
  4. Get your friends together to play our Fruit and Veggie Bingo.
  5. Do you own food audit and create your own wasty recipes produced by the NEST team. If you want to learn more tips and recipes for healthy and sustainable cooking, check out OzHarvest’s NEST program here.

OzHarvest has a curriculum-aligned program for primary schools FEAST (Food Education and Sustainability Training). Like any good FEAST, it’s designed to be fun, engaging and filled with good food! Click here to find out more.

Fight Food Waste Poster
Fight Food Waste Poster

The Let's Fight Food Waste Poster for schools focuses on the issues of food waste it would be great to develop a poster for schools that focuses on some in school food waste avoidance tips.

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OzHarvest Chatterbox
OzHarvest Chatterbox

Did you know tomatoes are the most popular fruit in the world? Print out and fold your own FEAST chatterbox to reveal interesting food-facts and tips to reduce food waste!

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Food Audit & Wasty Recipes
Food Audit & Wasty Recipes

Learn how you can turn your leftovers into Wasty Recipes with this Food Audit!

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Reduce your Carbon Footprint Tips
Reduce your Carbon Footprint Tips

We can all help reduce our
ecological footprint! Check out this resource to learn how to reduce your own.

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Tomato & Pumpkin Quiche
Tomato & Pumpkin Quiche

Need to use up some old bread and veggies? This delicious, nutritious quiche is easy to make and helps prevent good food from going to waste.

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Easy Zucchini & Cheese Frittata
Easy Zucchini & Cheese Frittata

Try this easy zucchini and cheese frittata at home! It's loaded with vegetables and protein which will leave you with lots of energy.

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Carrot & Chicken Casserole
Carrot & Chicken Casserole

This hearty carrot and chicken casserole is one for the family! It uses lots of veggies, and with the carrot skins left on, you are saving on waste.

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Beetroot & Cottage Cheese Dip
Beetroot & Cottage Cheese Dip

Do you have some beets and are wondering what to do with them? Well add cottage cheese and try this dip!

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Shakshuka Eggs & Spinach
Shakshuka Eggs & Spinach

Start off your day with this tasty shakshuka! It's a great way to use up leftover spinach.

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Roast Veg with Chicken & Tahini Sauce
Roast Veg with Chicken & Tahini Sauce

Have you got a bunch of old veggies in your fridge? Well this recipe is a great way to use them and add chicken to get some extra protein.

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Cucumber & Yogurt Dip
Cucumber & Yogurt Dip

This dip goes well with all kinds of veggies. With only 8 ingredients, you'll find it's easy and quick to make.

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Get your colleagues and workplace to join the movement. Download the ‘We’ve joined the movement’ poster to show others you’ve signed up to #fightfoodwaste. The workplace fridge can be a major source of wasted food – use the ‘Tips’ poster to help fight food waste in the office. Help raise awareness about the issue by using the information posters:

  • Wasting Food Wastes Everything
  • The annual cost of food waste is $20bn
  • Food waste costs the average family $195 a month

Wasting food wastes everything
Wasting food wastes everything
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Tips to fight food waste at work
Tips to fight food waste at work
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We've joined the movement
We've joined the movement
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Let's fight food waste - $195 month
Let's fight food waste - $195 month
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Let’s fight food waste - $20bn year
Let’s fight food waste - $20bn year
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Fight Food Waste Trivia
Fight Food Waste Trivia
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