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Forty percent of food produced in the United States goes to waste and with simple planning and meal preparation consumers can help prevent the amount of food that’s thrown away.
Syracuse University’s Center for Sustainable Community Solutions said waste prevention at home is key. Proper food storage and utilization is one strategy towards become waste free. SU- CSCS program manager, Lisa Ruggero, suggested visiting the website https://savethefood.com/ to learn about the different storage techniques for each food item.