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5 ways to reduce your food waste on Earth Day (and every day)

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Second Helpings works with wholesalers, grocery stores, farmers, caterers, restaurants, and event centers to make our local food system more efficient and less wasteful across the supply chain.

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Did you know? Over a third of all available food goes uneaten through loss or waste in the US. Read: That’s over a pound of food waste per person, per day.

For 25 years, Second Helpings has led the fight to reduce food waste in Central Indiana. To help them with their fight, here are five easy ways to cut down on food waste at home:

  • Check your fridge before shopping
  • Store food properly
  • Compost
  • Meal plan
  • Love your leftovers

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