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Bin Cooking workshops: ‘More Taste, Less Waste’


Tuesday 21 March 2017
6pm - 9pm
‘The Bevy’, The Bevendean Cooperative Pub, 50 Hillside, BN2 4TF, Brighton.

FREE creative and interactive cookery workshops led by Vicky from Bin Cooking, using locally donated surplus food.

These workshops will help you plan your meals, gain confidence and skills in the kitchen, and manage and reduce your food waste. Not only will this help you to throw away less food which reduces your negative environmental impact, it will also save you money! 

  • In the UK households waste around 22 per cent of all the food they buy. Wasting this food costs the average household around £60 a month. 
  • The UK throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink every year from home.
  • Each of us throws away on average 110kg of food a year.

Places are FREE but please sign-up here to guarantee a place. There is 10 places for each workshop and we will have a waiting list for each one in case there are cancellations.  

Workshop Structure:


  Learning about why food waste is an issue and understanding how it affects us and our environment.

Date labels and portions:

Understanding what different dates mean and controlling how much we cook.

Freezing & Storage:

Making best use of the freezer, re-freezing and storing food correctly.

Meal planning & Cupboard essentials:

Planning meals, using up food effectively and keeping useful items in the cupboard.

Money saving tips:

Leftovers and further ways to save money.



Using the surplus food we will cook and eat a meal all together.


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If you have any access requirements please email access@sussexstudent.com. For more information about this event please email