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Eat More, Waste Less

Cleaning your plate isn't just good manners — it keeps organic material out of the trash. Get tips on reducing your impact and reusing leftovers!

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Eat More, Waste Less
You did it! Now that you know some ways to repurpose your food waste — go forth and dominate your next dinner. And why not add some tips of your own in the comments? We’d love to hear what you’re doing!
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  • Michelle V. 6 months ago
    Throwing out canned goods is such a terrible waste with so many hungry people in this world! Just drop it off at a local food long as it's within its expiration date they take it.
  • Glenda F. 1 year ago
    I save leftovers for soup and stew.
  • Romaine S. 2 years ago
    I always freeze large amounts of leftovers. It's a win-win because the food doesn't go to waste, and it makes for a quick and easy dinner on a busy night.
  • LUANNA P. 3 years ago
    People out of the Great Depression used every scrap of food they had and composted the rest. Veggies past prime but still edible ( and that definition edible stretched from what it is today) went into the freezer for broth and or in soup if there was enough of it. Coffee and tea got used three times then composted . USE IT UP. WEAR IT OUT. MAKE IT DO, OR DO WITHOUT. was a common phrase and common sense. so your apple has spots.. if you must cut out the spot and put it in compost do so. TAKE CARE OF YOUR COMPOST. NO MEAT NO DAIRY NO FATS> and that is that. Aerate to oxygenate and if possible get worms to help you . Getting worms to help you compost more efficiently is easier today than yesteryear. I actually listened to my grandmas and they made a lot of sense. A frugal life style pays off in dividends you can only imagine.
  • Mary Jo E. 3 years ago
    What are the pros and cons of using garbage disposals for food waste? It's more convenient than composting. What are the downsides?
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