Did you know America throws away an average of 40% of food? We’re throwing away too much.
Most of us are throwing too much good stuff – recyclable and compostable items - into our garbage containers. Compostable items such as food and food-soiled paper are an especially big problem.
Residential households and units can also save money if they pay variable rates for trash.
By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, and store food, you can toss less, eat well and save money.
Here are five easy ways to help stop food waste.
Find more helpful tips and tricks at stopfoodwaste.org.