Instead of throwing your leftovers or extra produce into the trash, hit the pause button by storing them in the freezer. They’ll keep their freshness and might help you put together a quick meal when you’re in a hurry.
In fact, food is the number one thing in America’s landfills. If global food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, behind China and the United States. Perhaps most surprisingly, the majority of food waste occurs at the household level. In the last three decades, the amount of food wasted per person in the United States has nearly doubled.