The EPA estimates Americans generate over 34 million tons of food waste a year! Do you throw a lot of food away each week because the date on the carton has passed? Do you store your leftovers in the refrigerator only to forget they are there and then throw them out when you clean the fridge? I used to be bad with losing food in my fridge but just becoming more aware I have reduced my amount of waste tremendously.
Mary Mazzoni with Earth911.com has compiled 5 easy ways to reduce food waste and explains some of the mystery of the dates printed on boxes and containers. Click here to read the article….