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October 13 - November 10, 2021
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Amy Knaus

Team Hippo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 167 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    25
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    16
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    20
    minutes
    spent learning

Amy's Actions

Week 4 Focus: 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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 4 Focus: Storage

Be Smart About Food Labels

I will learn about food labels and not throw food out just based on date on the package, but instead check the smell and color to see if it has gone bad.

Completed
One-Time Action

Week 4 Focus: Storage

Create an Eat First Area

I will create an "Eat First" area in my fridge to prioritize food that needs to be used right away for my household of 4.

Completed
One-Time Action

Week 3 Focus: 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

Week 3 Focus: 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 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 2 Focus: Shopping

Attend Week 2's Workshop

I will attend a free Cooking Matters workshop on October 29th at 12 p.m.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Week 2 Focus: Shopping

Stick to Your Grocery List

I will only purchase the items on my grocery list and avoid impulse purchases.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Create a Weekly Meal Plan

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu of meals and ingredients for my household of 4.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 1 Focus: Planning

Learn About and Choose a Meal Plan Style

I will explore different meal plan techniques and choose one that works for my household.

Completed
One-Time Action

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