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Sainsbury’s in Luton’s Bury Park will be holding a special event this weekend to help customers reduce food waste.

The supermarket will be holding a Waste Less, Save More promotion on Saturday and Sunday (September 10-11).

Staff be on hand to provide storage tips which will teach customers how to keep their food fresh for longer.

The will also be handing out free fridge thermometers so shoppers can ensure their food is being stored at an optimum temperature. By setting your fridge to between 0 – 5 degrees, fresh foods will keep for longer, helping customers cut down on food waste.

Store manager Mark Gray said: “The typical UK household throws away, on average, £700 of food each year.

“Through our Waste Less, Save More campaign, we hope that our customers will pick up some handy tips to help them reduce the amount of food that they throw away and save money.”

Waste Less, Save More is a five-year plan from Sainsbury’s, designed to help customers save money by tackling food waste in the home.

For more information and food saving tips, visit https://wastelesssavemore.sainsburys.co.uk/