Hand sprinkles herbs over fresh tomato salad

Food Smart

Food Smart is a free online program to help NSW households reduce food waste. Participants will receive fun and easy food-saving tips, activities and recipes via email to help them save food, time and money.

Food Smart is a six step journey to help you save money and reduce food waste

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Step 1: Know your waste

Work out how much food your throwing away and learn how to save it from ending up in the bin.

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Step 2: Plan your meals

Learn how to save money and time by planning meals for a few days or a week ahead.

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Step 3: Prepare for your shop

Get the tools to become a smart shopper so you can stay focused at the shops and when you get back home.

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Step 4: Serve perfect portions

Discover how cooking just the right amount can be cost-effective, satisfying and healthy.

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Step 5: Keep it fresh

Check out these top tips for storing food correctly to keep it fresher for longer.

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Step 6: Love your leftovers

Find out how to use leftover meals as your secret mid-week weapon and get creative with leftover ingredients.