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Smart Ways to Cook with Food Scraps (Beyond Broth)

Don't toss those carrot greens and broccoli stalks! A lot of the fruit and veggie scraps that we throw away are actually totally edible. Not only does cooking with food scraps reduce the amount of …


7 Smart Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Food. Waste. Are there any two more depressing words when it comes to the kitchen? With all the resources we have, food waste prevention should be second nature. Let these food waste prevention tips…


10 Creative Lemon Peel Uses

A squeeze of lemon in your water. A bit of lemon juice to finish a pot of beans. Lemons are endlessly useful in cooking, and it feels so wasteful to just toss those peels into the compost or trash. Ne…


7 Ways to Reduce Holiday Food Waste

Thanksgiving may be behind us, but big food-centric gatherings with friends and family are just beginning. One thing that's always struck me about holiday parties is how much food ends up wasted at th…


Why Aren’t We Eating Ugly Produce?

You know that food waste is bad for the planet and for your wallet, but one of the major causes of waste in our food system is something you might not expect. Yes, we waste a lot of food by tossing…


Why Aren’t We Addressing the Food Waste Problem?

Here in the U.S. we waste between 30 and 40 percent of the food we produce, but what are we doing about it? Thirty to 40 percent is a pretty scary amount to waste, especially when food prices are …


Organizations Fighting Food Waste

By Lacy Hansen for Diets In Review We’re an odd lot, you know? As a whole, most humans like to hold onto “things.” We have boxes dedicated to “things” we want in our possession, because they hold s…


25 Ways to Reduce Food-Related Waste

Americans waste a lot of food. I mean a lot. In fact, we throw away around 40 percent of the food that we produce. That's pretty crazy, especially considering how many people go hungry every day here …


12 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

It happens to all of us. You're cleaning out the fridge and discover a container whose contents have started to turn into an alien life form. Or maybe you totally over ordered while dining out but can…


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