Day 16: How to Stop Food Waste in the Kitchen

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Day 16 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Avoid Food Waste. family of four discards around $1,500 a year on food. family of four discards around $1,500 a year on food. How to Stop Food Waste in the Kitchen.

Tuesday Tip | Freeze your greens

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Food Waste Tuesday TipsAmazon links are affiliate links. I’ve mentioned this in passing before, but I thought it deserved a little highlight. If you have too much kale, spinach, or any green-smoothie-friendly green, throw it in the freezer before it goes bad.

From Garbage to Gourmet: Prevent Food Waste and Create Delicious Food

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American households throw away 25% of the food that we purchase - and it's not just bread heels and moldy leftovers. There's a whole host of edible things that we automatically throw away that can be used to make delicious food!

RecycleBank: Earn 25 New Points!

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Click on “Get Started” to learn about the impact of food waste and take the quiz. RecycleBank has a new opportunity to Earn 25 Points! Here’s how: Sign up with RecycleBank Click on “Earn 25 Points” in the image above.

RecycleBank: Earn 180 New Points!

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Learn about reducing lunch waste to get 150 points. Learn about reducing food waste. RecycleBank has a new opportunity to Earn 180 Points! Here’s how: Sign up with RecycleBank Click on “Earn 150 Points” in the image above. Click on “Earn 30 Points” in the image below.

Learning How to Eat Sustainably

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Because the production of food has such a large carbon footprint, learning to eat sustainably is a great way to limit your impact on the earth. Reduce Waste. Millions of tones of food are thrown away in western countries every year. Eat Organic Food .

Tuesday Tip | Weigh your pre-bagged produce

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Buying only what you can use helps prevent food waste, and that’s a big environmental win. Did you know that the weight of prepackaged produce (such as potatoes or oranges) can vary?

Four Frugal Things (and one very not frugal thing)

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not frugal) I had to throw away quite a bit of food. Normally I keep a fairly good eye on what food needs to used up, but I was pretty much parked on the couch for 4 days straight while I was sick. I shopped clearance clothes for Sonia.

How to Slash your Grocery Spending in 31 Days

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It is totally possible to eat your favorite foods within a grocery budget. Day 16 How to Stop Food Waste in the Kitchen. Day 24: How to Save on Organic Food. Need to find some wiggle room in your budget? Is an unexpected expense threatening your bank account?

Recyclebank: 180 Free Recyclebank Points

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Tons of stuff gets wasted at lunch, and your money is just the start. Reduce your food waste. Learn what you can do about it at Recyclebank and earn 150 points! Earn 30 points when you visit Recyclebank to check out our tips on kitchen creativity and smarter shopping.

Weekly Meal Plans

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We each received a set number of food points to use each week. We tried making meal plans for two week periods before going shopping, but that led to some food waste since we are sometimes hit with specific cravings and ignore the plan willy-nilly.

Composting for Beginners

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Growing up, I remember my mom always sending me out to the composting bin with a bucket full of (what I thought was) gross bits and pieces of food waste. I love dumping buckets full of organic waste into our homemade bin.

Five Frugal Things

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It was getting a little hectic in there, which always, always leads to food waste. I organized my fridge. I did find a few old veggies I had to compost, but mostly things just needed organizing. I made zucchini bread. This is actually several frugal wins in one.

Four Easy Ways to Save on Basic Necessities

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The American culture is wrought with excessive spending so it is no surprise that the typical household overspends on necessities such as food, gas, utilities, and phone usage. How to Save Money on Food. You cannot avoid spending money on food.

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Five Frugal Things | Okay, six. I couldn’t stop.

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I’m using up my friend’s extra food. She couldn’t take all of her food with her, though, so she sent a bunch home with me rather than throwing it away. The good thing about being known as a food-waste-avoider is that people give you their food when they move!

Amazon Deal of the Day: 63% Off on Garbage Disposer

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It’s three grind stages quickly grind virtually any food waste. Amazon Deal – Garbage Disposer. Nor your neighbors won’t be bothered when your garbage disposal is at work.

How to Be Green and Save Money

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Here’s some top ideas to save you money and ease your conscience: Waste Less Food. It’s amazing how much food we waste in the Western world. It’s both wasteful and costly! This is another big waste in Western culture.

The 2017 survey results

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There are lots of really great gluten-free and vegan food blogs out there, though, and they’ll probably meet your food needs better than I ever can.). A month-long delve into food waste on the blog would get boring for people who aren’t that interested in food waste.

5 Cooking Basics eBooks for Just $7.40

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This week''s bundle takes you back to the basics with 5 cooking resources to help you meal plan, create your own recipes, make homemade condiments and reduce waste. Disclosure - This post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you.

Eat less, waste less, save money on food

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Then I hear a news item about food waste in Britain… Apparently we waste an average of £480 worth of food per household every year. Food & Drink how to eat less save money on food

Clean Your Refrigerator | Weekly Decluttering Challenge

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Last week, we cleaned and organized our pantry and food cupboards and this week, we’re going to focus on our refrigerator and freezer. By keeping our kitchens organized, menu planning will be much easier, we’ll reduce our food waste, and we’ll be less likely to buy duplicates.

Ways to Have a Green Christmas

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Not only are consumers in a mania to get their kids a whole bunch of poorly made, plastic toys manufactured in plants that pump a ridiculous amount of chemicals into the air, but also, households ramp up their carbon footprints by using more water, cleaning products, electricity, and not to mention all of the food that is purchased, cooked, and wasted. Food Waste Doesn’t Have to Be Inevitable.

Want a Month of Free Groceries? Stop Wasting Food | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Eating leftovers is one of my tenets of saving money in the kitchen but I am even guilty of wasting food at times. I started wondering how much money I am actually wasting when I throw food away. 600 is what many Americans spend on food each month.

Save Money by Freezing – Tips for Quality Freezing

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When not saving money, she is usually spending it on food for her two greyhounds and two cats. Many figures show that Americans waste nearly one third of their food each year (the statistics are similar for the U.K. Freezing food is easy to do.

RecycleBank: Earn 30 New Points!

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Check out GE’s video, quiz, and pledge about minimizing food waste. RecycleBank has a new opportunity to Earn 30 Points! Here’s how: Sign up with RecycleBank. Click on the “Enter Now” tab in the image above.

New 180 Recyclebank points Available!

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Tons of stuff gets wasted at lunch, and your money is just the start. Then head over and learn about food waste to get another 30 points. There are 180 new Recycle bank points available! Learn what you can do about it at Recyclebank and earn 150 points!

Save Money with Meal Planning

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Using coupons will save you money at the register, but using your food wisely is going to save you money as well! We wasted more food (produce, leftovers, etc. We ate more quick/convenience foods.

Grocery Budget Challenge | January Meeting

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We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house. By keeping our kitchens organized, menu planning will be much easier, we’ll reduce our food waste, and we’ll be less likely to buy duplicates.

Christmas Savings Club | August Meeting

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You''ll avoid all sorts of duplicate purchases and reduce food waste too. Happy 4 months til Christmas! On the 25th of every month from January to November in 2013, I''m holding a virtual meeting for the Christmas Savings Club.

FREE Magazine Subscriptions: In Style, People Style Watch + More

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Learn How to Prevent Food Waste at Home – 30 points. Right now there are two new magazine offers available from Recyclebank. Get a subscription to In Style Magazine for 244 points or a subscription to People Style Watch for 274 points.

Keeping the Christmas Dinner Costs and Waste Down

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Being that there are only two of us in our household, we never use up bulk groceries before they go bad, making it a wasteful endeavour. This allows us to cash in on the savings without watching our money go in the garbage by food waste.

P.E.P. for Week of January 10-14/11-Seeking Balance Edition

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Money Crashers shares with us 7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste- Freezing Food and Making Leftover Recipes. Well, I don’t know about you but this week has felt very long and tiring. Both my husband and I have been feeling quite tired this week.