Hatfield youngsters soak up food wastage workshop

PUBLISHED: 14:30 14 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:31 14 May 2018

Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.

Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.

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Pupils at a Hatfield primary school took part in a workshop designed to tackle food wastage.

Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.

Online-only supermarket Ocado has launched a nationwide project with Little Inventors which will see youngsters creating ingenious inventions to combat the problem.

Howe Dell School was hand-picked to take part in an interactive workshop with Little Inventors’ chief inventor Dominic Wilcox.

The children were shown some of his food waste inventions to get their creative juices flowing before they came up with their own ideas to help avoid throwing food away.

The winner will be decided later this month and will see their invention drawn into reality by the summer.

Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.Pupils at Howe Dell Primary School enjoying the workshop. Picture: Time Code Pro Limited.

Mr Wilcox said: “Children have amazing imaginations and their ideas should be taken seriously – they’re the biggest group of naturally creative people and I know some excellent ideas will be revealed.”

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