Food waste in Victoria, Australia

Last Modified: Sat May 20 2017 08:51:47 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 600,000 kgs
    of food waste in Victoria ends up in landfill according to Sustainability Victoria's chief Stan Krpan.
  • $4 billion
    worth of food wasted in Victoria each year, which is enough to fill Melbourne’s Eureka Tower!
  • 367,000
    Number of families that Victoria's household food waste could feed for a whole year!
  • $2,200
    Cost of food the average Victorian household wastes in a year – that’s about 20 per cent of the average annual grocery budget or $40 a week.
  • 25%
    of the average household rubbish bin in Victoria is food waste.