We are literally throwing our money away when we throw out good food. You can use leftovers to the max and utilize your freezer and dehydrator to minimize food waste. What can’t be saved, you can compost for your garden.
As consumers, most of us are at least aware of environmental sustainability issues. Many of us actively engage in environmentally sustainable practices. But until recently, one area of environmental sustainability has not had equal coverage in the press, nor has it been promoted as widely as other practices—reduction of food waste.
The Vermont Senate has officially passed the GMO labeling bill (H.112), 28 to 2! This historic vote moves Vermont ever closer to becoming the first state to require labels on food made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).