Each week, the average Pierce County household throws about three pounds of edible food in the garbage. Multiply that by all of the households in the county and it quickly adds up to 15,000 tons of food going to the landfill every year.
Meal Planning: Your Secret Weapon
You can waste less food by planning ahead and following a few simple steps.
1. Check your schedule
How many dinners will you cook at home this week? Don't overplan—be realistic.