In a year when everyone is focused on eating well for less as the cost of living soars, we take a look at how consumers can protect the planet and their pocket by snapping up fresh produce that would otherwise be binned.
Ever since Milan won the Earthshot prize in October for its citywide project redistributing surplus food from supermarkets, restaurants and company canteens, community larders, social supermarkets and food rescues have been firmly on the menu across Europe when it comes to feeding people, not landfill.
And no-one who sees the boxes of mouth-watering fruit …
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Original title: Think food banks are the only place to pick up free food? These projects tell the full story