DON’T TOSS ME UNTIL YOU ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
CAN YOU OR CAN YOU NOT—
□ eat me?
[test “best by” and expiration dates at ShelfLifeAdvice.com]
□ freeze me?
[for freeze-ability advice about any food item, visit StillTasty.com]
□ compost me?
[for neighbor’s garden or your own]
□ recycle me?
[paper, solid plastics, plastic bags, glass, metals, electronics]
□ donate me?
[food banks, Goodwill]
□ repair me?
[fix and give away]
□ reuse me?
[paper towels, plastic bags, peanut butter jars]
□ stop buying me?
[avoid wasted foods, excessive packaging, disposable products]
□ buy a smaller version of me?
[so there’s less of me to toss]
□ squash me?
[less bulk means lower PAYT costs]