Keep your food receipts and use this handy tracking sheet to see exactly how much food you’re throwing away or composting—and just how much money you’re throwing away, too. Use the tools below to get started, and see if you notice any trends after a few weeks!
Some foods will always have scraps, like oranges and bananas. When you do create food waste, learn how you can turn it into nutrient-rich soil at home!
Every once in a while it’s time to do the deep clean out of the fridge! When you do, use this tracking tool to see what you’re tossing into the compost or garbage and to help you plan better for next time. For example, after tracking what kinds of spoiled food you find, you can look up food storage tips for the items that are going to waste.
Learn how to keep food edible longer with our A-Z food storage guide
While plastic may seem like an easy food storage solution for the freezer or refrigerator, plastics are made with many harmful chemicals that can make their way into our food and bodies, and there are much safer alternatives!
Learn more about toxicity and human health impacts of plastics
Did you know that storing greens in an airtight container with a wet paper towel can make them last weeks longer? Check out our guides for more tips like this for making your food last.