Keep your food fresh longer

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Why It Matters

Roughly 40% of the food we buy ends up in landfills, but simple steps can make your purchases last longer.

Benefits for You

Keeping food fresh instead of tossing it saves you from throwing money in the trash.

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  • How To Start

    Put your freezer to work! If you don’t plan on eating food soon, store it in the freezer so you can keep it from spoiling.

  • What Comes Next

    Learn where and how to store each of your foods. For example, storing potatoes in a cool place will make them last way longer.

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