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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
  • 193 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    26
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    24
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    54
    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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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 7
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 9
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 8
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

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.

Uncompleted
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 2
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.