In a recent statistics by Love Food Hate Waste, they estimated that we throw around 2 million turkeys, 5 million Christmas puddings and 74 million mince pie.
A regular British family spends £169 and 35% of the food that they prepare are thrown away as garbage.With this amount of waste, Love Food Hate Waste has and Unilever will try to assist 12 families in UK to reduce their waste ans spending during the holiday season. The goal is to reduce waste by 25% and their grocery bill by 15%.
Britons also poured 15 millions cups of roast turkey fat in the kitchen sink that could fill an Olympic size swimming pool.
A research conducted by University of Portsmouth showed an additional of £50m a year on household bills to clear sewers of turkey fats as it becomes hard and soapy material.