1. Select and watch one (or more) of the videos below. You can watch as many as you want or even find your own video about food waste.

  2. Think about one thing from the video that you learned for the first time, or something that happens in both your house and the video.

  3. Draw the thing that you have learnt or thought about, and label it. You can download and print the template on the right. Click here if you need help downloading.

  4. Submit your drawing into our competition. See the 'What to Submit' section below for more info.

If you're having trouble deciding what to draw, it could be:

  • A fruit or vegetable that you found gets wasted a lot πŸπŸŒπŸ“πŸ₯•πŸ…

  • A part of food production that often leads to waste πŸŒ³πŸ­πŸš›

  • Something you can do with food so that it doesn't get wasted πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³πŸ΄πŸ”

  • Something representing food waste, like a bin or pile of unused food πŸ—‘


Food Waste - What You Should Know

This video talks about how much food gets wasted and the ways in which it occurs. It also offers many solutions to prevent food wastage in our own homes!

Think about the many ways food can be wasted (before and after arriving at the supermarket) and the environmental damages it can cause πŸ’€

How Much Food is Wasted? - Behind the News

In this short video, BTN (Behind the News) explain just how much food gets wasted, and why and how this happens!

Keep an eye out for ideas about quantity (how much) of wasted food, and why so much fruit and veg gets rejected πŸ”

Saving Food Educational

This interesting animation shows the ways food is wasted during the various stages of food production, and how it affects the environment 🌳 It offers a range of solutions to prevent food wastage.

Think about the different stages where food is wasted and things we can do in our homes to stop throwing away food food.

In a Pickle

Learn more about food waste and how it can be avoided using methods like pickling πŸ₯’

Animation by Paisley Chiew, Monash Communication Design

Music by: Spirit of Africa by Purple Planet

Voice over by: Paisley Chiew

Food Waste Prevention

This little clip shows the dangerous environmental impacts of food production and ways to avoid wasting food!

Look out for how the environment is impacted by producing food and ways to stop food wastage in our own kitchens πŸ‘©β€πŸ³πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³

War on Waste: Food Wastage

This video from ABC highlights the ASTONISHING amount of food that gets wasted per year.

Keep an eye out on the types of food people have in their shopping trolleys and what gets thrown out in the bin πŸ›’

Food Waste - how is it recycled

This short video describes 2 ways that wasted food can be recycled and used again in the environment or as a source of energy! ⚑

Look out for the ways that food waste can be recycled and the types of food that can be recycled β™»

What to submit:

Submit a screenshot/photo of your drawing to place an entry into the competition. Click here for more details.