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August 1 - August 31, 2022
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K.E. Harley

Minnetonka United

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 429 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    39
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    72
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    83
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

K.E.'s Actions

Planning

Keep a Food Inventory

I will take a fridge and pantry inventory to stay up to date with what I have at home before I go grocery shopping.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Properly Store Veggie Snacks

I will put carrots and celery in jars filled with water to keep them fresh, crisp, and easy to grab for up to a week. I will properly store 3 veggie snacks.

Completed
One-Time Action

Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will track the food that my household of 2 throws out so I can learn what we're wasting and why.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Plan to Use My Garden or CSA Produce

I will check to see what will be ready to eat in my garden or CSA box this week and plan recipes that use these ingredients.

COMPLETED 25
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Plan a Leftovers Day

I will plan an Eat the Leftovers night by creating a tasty “smorgasbord" or using a recipe that repurposes leftovers. I will eat 3 meals using leftovers.

COMPLETED 24
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Composting

We already have three composting sites, one for coffee grounds, one for cooking oil used with meat, and the third for vegetable scraps

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Befriend My Freezer

I will freeze 10 leftover food items or meals for later. The freezer is my food-waste-reduction friend!

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Properly Store Leafy Greens

I will roll unwashed lettuce in a dry towel, then store it in a sealed bag in the refrigerator. I will properly store 2 leafy greens.

Completed
One-Time Action

Cooking

Swap This for That

If I am missing an ingredient for a recipe I will find a substitute I have on hand and use that instead.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Skip the Cart

Bigger carts make us feel like we need to fill them! Use a hand basket to improve grocery store discipline and prevent over-purchasing.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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  • K.E. Harley's avatar
    K.E. Harley 8/02/2022 7:29 AM
    I really don't have a count for leafy greens because I have a ton of beet greens from the garden.