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Buy items with the shortest use-by dates needed


Why choose the shortest use-by dates you need?

If you're shopping for a meal you plan on eating the same day, choose ingredients with the shortest use-by dates on the shelves.

This ensures this food will get used up (by you!) and leaves items with a longer use-by date on the shelves to be purchased by others. This prevents foods from going to landfill, reducing food waste.

Though it's a very simple action, scaled up this can make a massive difference to the volume of food waste produced by supermarkets!

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