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August 1 - August 31, 2022
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Madeline Peters

BMI Food Waste Fighters

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 91 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    7.3
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    10
    minutes
    spent learning

Madeline's Actions

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

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 2.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Revive Limp Produce

I will rescue limp produce like leafy greens or carrots by soaking them in cold water or using them in recipes where appearance doesn't matter.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Storage

Be Smart About Food Labels

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

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

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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Stick to Your Grocery List

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

COMPLETED 0
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 0
DAILY ACTIONS

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