(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - Taking inventory of your refrigerator and buying only what you need at the grocery store can help cut down the amount of food your family throws away, but when there are leftovers, experts say many Americans are too quick to throw good food in the trash. A new national survey by the American Dairy Association Mideast finds that 94 percent of Americans say they throw away food at home.
Thanksgiving marks the kick-off of the holiday season that brings with it big family dinners, gift shopping and elaborate decorations. However, it also marks the beginning of a season of waste that grows every year. Begin your holiday season off on the green foot by making a few small, eco-friendly changes: Food Shopping
Sometimes, store bought decorations just don't make the cut. They're often pricey in a time when people are trying to save money and can lack character and warmth, both elements you want to project in your home. More importantly, store bought decorations are often made from harmful materials that can damage our health and the environment.