Nearly 40 percent of the food grown in this country is wasted every day. That figure includes everything from surplus and imperfect food left to rot in farmers’ fields, to damaged food throw out by stores and restaurants, to the food that goes bad sitting in your refrigerator. A large percentage of food is wasted at the consumer level – an estimated 254 pounds per person each year. With a few simple, money-saving changes in how you purchase, store and consume food, you’ll be well on your way to wasting less.
Tweet By Analiese Paik If you’ve resolved to lower your carbon footprint in 2011, the kitchen is one of the best places to start. Numerous opportunities to reduce, reuse, recycle – and even compost – are created each day as … Read more