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Fruit and vegetables in baskets

There are many ways to save produce from ending up in a landfill.

Fruit and vegetables in baskets

There are many ways to save produce from ending up in a landfill.

Reducing food waste in kitchens 365 days a year, not just on Earth Day

Peels, stems, and leaves can be turned into something else, using techniques like pickling, drying, and freezing.

There are many ways to save produce from ending up in a landfill.

   

According to the USDA, about one third of food produced in the United States is never eaten and ends up in landfills, where it produces methane which contributes to climate change. Additionally, all of the fuel, water and resources that went into growing and transporting the food is wasted.

Reset gets tips and tricks for creatively reusing ingredients rather than adding to a landfill.

GUESTS: Lisa Shames, food and dining writer

Devon Quinn, chef, Eden restaurant

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