Posts tagged prevent food waste


7 Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats

There’s a long list of dietary dangers you should avoid as you navigate up and down the grocery aisles. That list gets longer every day, though, and it’s hard enough keeping track of the “what” to stop and worry about the “why.” But even though we might not have all the facts about high fructose …

5 Ways You Can Help End Hunger in America

We all know the standard routine for anyone intent on helping to end hunger in America: reaching deep into cupboards for some old canned corn or peach halves to donate. Maybe you bypass the canned goods and go straight to writing a check to a local food bank. For those who prefer hands-on volunteer work, …

15 Food Hacks That Would Do MacGyver Proud

For sustainable lifestyle devotees, finding alternate uses for pantry essentials like salt, vinegar, potatoes or cinnamon can be especially satisfying. When you take a standard ingredient and turn it into a cleaning agent, you’re saying no to harsh chemicals that can damage the environment. Finding one last use for that other half of the lemon …

5 Long Lasting Foods (Vs. One McDonald’s Hamburger)

At BerryBreeze™, we’re all about finding new ways to prevent food waste – but carrying our leftovers around in our pockets is an idea that never once occurred to us. In July of 1999, David Whipple picked up a hamburger from a McDonald’s in Utah, figuring he’d run a little test to see just how long …

5 New Ways to Prevent Food Waste and Fight Hunger

For sustainable food advocates, the quest to prevent food waste in America is one of the most important causes of our time. The average diet in the U.S. requires enormous investments of land, energy and water, but 40% of our food never gets eaten – in fact, the national bill for wasted food totals $165 …

10 Ways To Prevent Food Waste At Home

One of the most important skills for an organic living enthusiast or sustainable food advocate to master is the art of learning to prevent food waste at home. And we’re not trying to be cute or overly dramatic when we say “art” – there’s definitely a great deal of finesse and creativity necessary where food …

How To Keep Vegetables Fresh In Your Refrigerator

When you stop to think about it, wondering about how to keep vegetables fresh in your refrigerator is a pretty novel thing. Just a hundred years ago, before modern electric appliances, people couldn’t even ask the question. Now things are different. Today you can buy a refrigerator as big as a house or pick up …

2 Tasty Recipes for Chicken Leftovers

Reducing food waste seems simple enough: all you’ve got to do is eat more of the food you buy and dump less of it in your garbage bin. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done when you’re staring a fridge full of leftovers.