6 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste

Plan Meals and Shopping Lists

Before going grocery shopping, plan your meals for the week and create a shopping list based on the ingredients you'll need. 

Store Food Properly

Proper storage can help extend the shelf life of perishable foods. Store fruits and vegetables in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator, keep pantry items in a cool, dry place, and use airtight containers to store leftovers. 

Use Leftovers Creatively

Instead of throwing away leftovers, get creative and repurpose them into new meals. For example, leftover vegetables can be added to soups, stews, or omelets, while stale bread can be turned into breadcrumbs or croutons. 

Shop Smart

To avoid buying more food than you need, make frequent trips to the grocery store every few days rather than doing a bulk shopping trip once a week.

Learn to Preserve

While you might think fermenting and pickling are new fads, food preservation techniques like these have been used for thousands of years.

Keep Your Fridge Clutter-Free

You’ve probably heard the saying, “out of sight, out of mind.” This rings especially true when it comes to food.

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