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October 13 - November 10, 2021
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karen vetsch

Dont waste food

"REDUCE reuse recycle "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 242 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    24
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    11
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning

karen's 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 2.

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

Storage

Rotate My Foods

When I restock my fridge or pantry, I will put new items in the back and bring older items to the front to be used first.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Befriend My Freezer

I will freeze 4 leftover food items or meals for later. The freezer is my food-waste-reduction friend!

Completed
One-Time Action

Week 4 Focus: Storage

Attend Week 4's Workshop

I will attend a free Cooking Matters workshop on November 9th at 6 p.m.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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

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 3
DAILY ACTIONS

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 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Week 3 Focus: Cooking

Reimagine Leftovers

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

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

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