Still got loads of random food stuffs left over from the great Christmas gorging fest? Despite your good intentions, you're probably never going to work your way through that family-sized packet of mince pies and anything you throw in the freezer will probably still be lurking in there this time next year. But don’t chuck it all out – download foodswapping app Olio instead, take a pic, whack it up there and someone will happily take it off your hands. One man's trash is another mans treasure and all that - or in this case, dinner.
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