Minimize Food Waste By Storing Food In Your Refrigerator The Right Way

Where to Store Foods in your Refrigerator
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I tossed out a bag of mushy strawberries this evening, damn! Did you know that the average American wastes 40% of the food they purchase?Β IΒ haven’t measured my own waste, but 40% doesn’t seem unrealistic. And that’s sad. What’s worse? Much of that wasted food ends up in landfills where it breaks down and forms methane, a greenhouse gas far more powerful than carbon dioxide.

This Food Republic infographic might help all of us waste less. It illustrates where to store different Β foods in our refrigerators to preserve flavor and minimize waste.

Reducing food waste is important. I vow to do my best β€”Β right after I clean out my frig.

Image Credit: Food Republic www.foodrepublic.com

Written by Mary Gerush

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