10 ways to reduce food waste in your kitchen right now
The strongest weapon in the fight against food waste is prevention.
Buying less at the supermarket, finishing off what’s in your pantry and actually eating those restaurant leftovers are all ways to conquer the food-waste problem.
And it is everyone’s problem.
The bulk of American food waste — 80 percent — happens at the consumer level, according to “A Roadmap for Reducing Food Waste by 20 Percent,” a ReFED's report.
You don’t have to be an activist to prevent waste. Here are a few things you can do right now.