If you’re like me, you do at least one of these two things: you buy in bulk, or you stock up on tons of fruits and veggies planning to eat them the upcoming week. It’s a hopeful and optimistic goal, but in reality, a lot of food goes to waste. I always feel disappointed, and even worse, I have to buy more of the same food I just threw out because I will eat it later. I just didn’t get to it in time.
Americans throw out more than 100 BILLION pounds of food every year. So, I set out on a mission to find ways to keep food fresh longer. Helping my budget and the planet. Here’s what I learned.