Tips for Avoiding Food Waste

I’m super stoked to have a guest post featured on Money Saving Mom this week for the first time! If you haven’t visited Crystal and her extraordinarily resourceful blog yet, please do! She is a source of inspiration for spending less, frugal and healthy home management, and good stewardship of the gifts we have. Following is an excerpt from my post.

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I thought I was pretty good at avoiding food waste, until I cleaned out my fridge a couple weeks ago.

Ugh. Do I really have a science experiment growing on the back of the bottom shelf?, I thought to myself. Why yes, yes I did. I found myself disgusted with the amount of food I had let slide past my attention.

While it was a disheartening cleaning session, I finished with renewed vigor to cut back my waste — and hey, maybe save a few bucks at the same time!

Is food waste a problem in your house too? Here’s how you and I can put less food in the garbage and more in our bellies.

Click here to read the full post.

2 thoughts on “Tips for Avoiding Food Waste

  1. Neil

    Nice Tips! We as consumers throw away enormous amounts of perfectly good food each year, so we should all be looking for ways of reducing food waste. According to a study, a family of four can save up to $500 each year on fruits and vegetables alone just by reducing waste, spoilage and trips to the supermarket.

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    1. Abi Post author

      I totally agree! It’s amazing how much we throw out without thinking about it. Thanks for stopping by!

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