Tag Archive: food waste

Wasting Food is SO Outdated

If your family is like most, grocery shopping is a dreaded weekly task.  Typical shoppers usually have an idea of what they plan to purchase based on a previously made shopping list.  Even then, it’s easy to go astray with impulse purchasing, bargain prices, and buy-one-get-one free opportunities that simply can’t be passed up!  Before …

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What’s Hot: Reducing Food Waste at Home

A hot topic in kitchens and restaurants these days is food waste. Chefs, restaurant managers, and even consumers are looking for ways to save money and the environment by reducing the amount of food tossed in the trash.

The United States Department of Agriculture estimates about 31% of food is lost at the retail and …

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How Much Food Are You Throwing Away?

Sustainability – 1.   The ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.  2. Environmental Science: The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting it.

This Earth Day, think about the dictionary definitions of sustainability, especially as they relate to consumer choices.  Take food, for instance.  As a nation, not only are we …

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