Monday, March 23, 2015

14 Ways Consumers Can Reduce Food Waste

“About 40 percent of the United States food supply (1,500 calories/ person/day) goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and foodservice accounts for 60 percent of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable. The remaining portion is lost or wasted during food production.”  Food Reflections.  I’ve been subscribing to this newsletter for over 15 years. It’s from Extension at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

I looked at the list of 14 things we can do at home, and have been doing 13 of them (I don’t compost ) and I’m sure I still waste food.

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