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August 1 - August 31, 2022
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Sanjay Jnagal

Team Edina

"I want to get rid of waste as there is too much of it."

Points Total

  • 40 Today
  • 40 This Week
  • 735 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    41
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    76
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Sanjay's Actions

Cooking

Use the Edible Portion

I will learn about what food is still safe to eat if portions have gone bad and make sure to utilize the edible portions if I can.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Buy Loose Produce and Shop the Bulk Bins

I will buy loose produce with a reusable bag or food from the bulk section to get the exact quantity I need.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

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 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Reimagine Leftovers

I will learn about how to repurpose my leftovers into new meals and then try it.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Planning

Track My Wasted Food

I will track the food that my household of 4 throws out so I can learn what we're wasting and why.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Preserve food

I will try a new method of food preservation, such as canning, pickling, drying or making jam. I will try 3 preservation techniques.

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Befriend My Freezer

I will freeze 20 leftover food items or meals for later. The freezer is my food-waste-reduction friend!

Completed
One-Time Action

Cooking

Save the Peels

When life gives me lemons (or other citrus peels), I will use the rinds to make a nontoxic cleaner.

Completed
One-Time Action

Cooking

Cook From Root to Leaf

I will try 10 root-to-leaf recipes, which utilize all parts of the vegetable, such as beet greens, carrot tops, and herb stems.

Completed
One-Time Action

Planning

Plant a Garden

I will plant an herb or vegetable garden at my home or community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

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