Guide To Food Waste For Homeowners: Are You Wasting Food?

guide to food wasteFrom Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Years, we’ve just finished the biggest holiday of eating. Whether its turkey bones or a casserole nobody ate, what do you do with the food left over? Have we become a nation to waste food?  Before you answer that question, let me point out a few things.

According to, they state that homeowners don’t know the meaning of food labels. “One of the first things you can do to cut food waste in your home is to stop treating the “best-before,” “use-by,” and “sell-by” labels as gospel that determine when food must instantly been thrown out.” As you look through your pantry, check you labels. Do you know when to throw something out? Can you extend its shelf life past the label? 

Guide To Food Waste Solutions

They have designed a helpful guide to food waste infographic to walk you through steps to help you reduce food waste in your house.


Guide To Food Waste

Are you wasting food? Post your reply in the comment section below. How far have you kept a food item pass its expiration date and was still safe to eat?


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