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October 13 - November 10, 2021
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Abby Harthorn

Community Team

Points Total

  • 40 Today
  • 40 This Week
  • 149 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    12
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    6
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    104
    minutes
    spent learning

Abby's Actions

Community

Follow Bloggers and Influencers

I will follow 2 food waste prevention bloggers and influencers to get continuous tips and reminders that I can add to my lifestyle to waste less food.

Completed
One-Time Action

Shopping

Eat Before Shopping

I will resist impulse buys by eating a snack or meal before going grocery shopping.Those who grocery shop on an empty stomach spend 64% more than not-hungry shoppers.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Community

Watch a Documentary About Food

I will watch 1 videos or documentaries to learn about the scope and scale of food waste in this country.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Storage

Properly Store Berries

To keep berries fresh, place them on top of a paper towel in a sealed container to absorb excess moisture and reduce chances of molding. I will properly store 4 packs of berries.

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Learn About Food Storage

I will learn about food storage and store food based on best practices to keep it from spoiling before it is used.

COMPLETED 2
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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: 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

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Storage Learn About Food Storage
    Did you find that you were storing food incorrectly? Which items have you changed?

    Abby Harthorn's avatar
    Abby Harthorn 10/14/2021 7:45 PM
    I didn't know you shouldn't store basil in the fridge. I've since changed that. I've also started putting my carrots and kale in glasses of water in the fridge.