• 5 Tips To Organize The Food In Your Kitchen To Reduce Waste

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    The following five essential tips, brought to you by our friends at PlateJoy, will help you organize the food in your kitchen cupboards, pantry, refrigerator and freezer to reduce food waste.

    Infographic-Reduce Food Waste

    1. Organize your refrigerator into categories such as fruit, vegetables, protein, dairy, beverages, etc. It is even recommended that you stores certain foods on certain shelves in your refrigerator.
    2. Prepare a meal plan around what food you already have on hand in your cupboards and refrigerator. If you are new to meal planning, here is a beginner’s guide.
    3. Check the best-by dates on foods before you buy to make sure it’s not close to its expiration date. Pick the items that have the farthest-out date for the best-by date. You can improve your waster management by picking the items that have the farthest-out date for the best-by date.Tip: the freshest milk and canned goods are usually in the back.
    4. Learn how to store foods correctly. Meats, dairy and produce should all be stored differently to retain freshness, thus why the certain foods on certain shelves is recommended.
    5. Store foods with short expiration dates in sight so that you use those foods first. Some foods may actually be good after the expiration date as those dates are not set in stone but merely suggestions.

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