Reducing your organic waste, including kitchen scraps, is a simple but incredibly effective way to impact your community—lowering greenhouse gas emissions and helping to create a more sustainable planet.
Play your part in organic waste reduction with these helpful tips:
- When grocery shopping, purchase mindfully to avoid wasted food. Create meal plans and shopping lists before your grocery trip so you only buy what you need.
- Store your produce at appropriate temperatures, and utilize prep and storage tools and containers to ensure its longevity.
- Whip up new recipes with your food scraps. Repurpose leftovers into sandwiches, casseroles, and more.
- Share food that would otherwise be wasted with friends or neighbors.
Learn more about organic waste reduction with these helpful resources: