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The Love Food Hate Waste website and online newsletters contain information, data, documents, pages and images ('online content') prepared by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). This online content is subject to copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), and, except where noted otherwise, is owned by the State of New South Wales through EPA.

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