Food Waste

Did You Know? 

Did you know that around 40% of all food in the United States is wasted? Food waste is a contributor to climate change because when food is wasted, we are also wasting ALL of the water, energy, and resources that went into growing, transporting, and selling that food! That’s why this June, we’re focusing on how you can fight food waste and help save our precious resources and even save money!

Stop Food Waste’s Ten-Minute Fridge Reality Check

Our friends at Stop Food Waste have put together a lot of really great information on how to fight food waste at home. Check our their website for tips, tricks and recipes to get the most out of your groceries. Their ten-minute fridge reality check is a great way to get started!

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Food Scrap Recipe Ideas

Food52 -- 125 Recipes to Help Fight Food Waste

The Kitchn -- 22 Budget Friendly Recipes That Will Use Up Your Kitchen Scraps

Bon Appetit -- Guide to Garbage: How to Give New Life to Your Kitchen Scraps and Trash


Empress of Dirt -- 39 Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs to Regrow from Scraps

Storage Guides

Stop Food Waste -- Food Storage Guide

Meal Planning

Good Housekeeping -- Best Grocery List Apps

Food Label Guides

FDA -- Confused by Date Labels on Packaged Foods?