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Food Smart

Food Smart is our free education program that helps you reduce food waste at home, save money and help the environment.

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Food Smart is an interactive program to help NSW households learn how to reduce food waste at home. 


People living in the mid north coast can join Midwaste's Food Smart Families program and those on the north coast can be part of North East Waste's Food Smart program. Sydney-siders can take part in City of Sydney Council's  Love Food Sydney program. Also Central Coast Council will be launching its program in 2021.

For people in other areas of NSW you can join our online program. Over six weeks, you'll receive email updates with advice, tips and information to help you save both food and money

How it works

Food Smart is an education program which involves:

  1. completing an online survey 
  2. measuring your food waste over two days and sending us the results
  3. following the six steps in the action cards 
  4. measuring your food waste again to see if there were any changes and sending us the results.