Identifying motivations and barriers to minimising household food waste

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Graham-Rowe, Ella; Jessop, Donna C; Sparks, Paul;
(2014)

The amount of food discarded by UK households is substantial and, to a large extent, avoidable. Furthermore, such food waste has serious environmental consequences. If household food waste reduction initiatives are to be successful they will need to be informed by peopl... View more
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