Food waste is becoming a big problem in America.

The average American family throws away over $2,000 worth of food every year. Food waste is not just bad for our pocket books, it’s also bad for the earth.

In 2012, 70,000,000,000 lbs of food ended up in landfill in the US. It’s hard to grasp how saving your tub of guacamole from the trash can make a dent in that number, but if every family tossed a little less, we could collectively make a difference.

You can get started with these 6 simple tips:


6 Tips on How to Reduce Food Waste

Get tips on reducing food waste to help save money and the Earth's resources with this video.

Do Your Part to Waste Less Food

Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste via @cooksmarts

Reducing food waste can be simple and incorporated into your daily life. Our 3-part email series contains 3 downloadable resources that will help you get started in wasting less food.

Download our 3 Most Popular Resources for Free

Kick off your reduce food waste efforts in your own kitchen. We’ve got you covered throughout the whole cooking process with our resources that you can print out for free.

1. produce shelf life guide

Our Produce Shelf Life Guide teaches you how to properly store fresh produce so that you know exactly when to use them.


Produce Shelf Life Guide

Reduce food waste when you learn how to care for fresh produce.

2. 7-day meal plan

Our 7-Day Meal Plan makes it easy for you to plan out meals to ensure that the food you buy will get eaten and not tossed.


7-Day Meal Plan

Get 7 days worth of breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, already planned out.

3. guide to repurposing leftovers

Lastly, our Guide to Repurposing Leftovers provides creative ideas on how to turn boring leftovers into delicious, new dishes, so that you can enjoy eating leftovers.


Guide to Using Leftovers & Leftover Ingredients

Get more life out of your leftovers, so that you can reduce food waste and save more money.

Small Steps, Big Changes

It might not seem like much to properly store food and repurpose leftovers, but these small steps count, and you can start by signing up for our free email series!

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