30 Mar '13, 9pm

If we cut our household food waste in half, Canadians would immediately save billions. The path lies in good planning:

Subscribe to the Queen of Green digest This means that individual action — yours and mine — has the power to make a measurable and meaningful difference. Just cutting our household food waste in half would immediately save billions. The path to a greener, less wasteful, kitchen lies in good planning. And the champion is a weekly meal plan. The simplicity is delicious. Take a few minutes to write out a week's worth of dinners. Start with what's already on hand. Then think about how leftovers can play into lunches, snacks or other meals. You might want to plan a little baking. Or maybe a homemade soup? Then create a grocery shopping list based on your plan. I like to scribble my meal plan on the backside of a reused envelope, with lots of little arrows about how today's steamed carrots will turn into tomorrow's carrot soup. If you're new to this or just prefer streamlined el...

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