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Food Waste Day 18: Food Storage and Final Tips!

Below is the eighteenth and last video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 18: Food Storage and Final Tips!

 

This last video discusses ways to decrease waste incurred from food storage, and packaging, as well as gives final tips for reducing our food waste footprints!

 

Thank you for listening and Spread the word about Food Waste!

Check out www.operationzerowaste.org for more information about Food Waste!

 

Note: the image of global methane emissions comes from the Global Carbon Project.

Food Waste Day 17: Composting

Below is the seventeenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

Food Waste Day 17: Composting

This video introduces composting and outlines various options to compost at home, from backyard to curbside to kitchen.

Note: the image of the Food Waste Pyramid comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Food Waste Day 16: Food Diversion Methods

Below is the sixteenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 16: Food Diversion Methods

 

This video continues to look at food diversion methods, specifically focusing on: Feed Animals through eco-feed and Industrial Uses by producing renewable energy from food waste.

 

Note: the image of the Food Waste Pyramid comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Food Waste Day 15: Feed Hungry People

Below is the fifteenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

Food Waste Day 15: Feed Hungry People

This video begins discussing food waste diversion methods, starting with feeding hungry people, and describes ways we can donate extra food to help those in need.

Be sure to check out http://operationzerowaste.org/page-5.html for a Food Rescue Planning Guide!

Note: the image of the Food Waste Pyramid comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Food Waste Day 14: Reading Food Labels

Below is the fourteenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 14: Reading Food Labels

 

This video explains how consumers can be further informed about the produce they are purchasing through reading food labels.

 

Don’t forget to bring the Reading Food Labels Guide with you when you go grocery shopping – it can be found by clicking the following link: https://rb.gy/skrqc4

Food Waste Day 13: Buying Seasonal

Below is the thirteenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 13: Buying Seasonal

 

This video discusses a method to reduce your food miles and get fresh, flavorful, and nutritious produce through buying seasonally.

 

Note: the example Produce Availability Calendar is from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.

Food Waste Day 12: Shop Smart!

Below is the twelfth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 12: Shop Smart!

 

This video continues discussing tips to shop smart and reduce our food production footprints, focusing on water usage!

 

To see a larger version of the water amounts for specific products, check out: shorturl.at/bAKQT

 

Note: the information regarding water amounts for certain fruits/vegetables comes from National Geographic’s Hidden Water Graphic in the April 2010 issue of National Geographic’s magazine.

 

Note: Operation: Zero Waste is in no way affiliated with “Beyond Burger”.

Food Waste Day 11: Shop Smart!

Below is the eleventh video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 11: Shop Smart!

 

This video outlines methods to decrease your food waste at the inception – when you visit the grocery store.

 

If you would like to purchase ugly produce online, check out websites such as www.imperfectfoods.com!

 

Note: Operation: Zero Waste is in no way affiliated with Imperfect Foods.

Food Waste Day 10: Food Waste Pyramid

Below is the tenth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 10: Food Waste Pyramid

 

This video introduces the Food Waste Pyramid and begins to describe ways that we can reduce our food waste footprints.

 

Note: the image of the Food Waste Pyramid comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Food Waste Day 9: Incineration

Below is the ninth video in our Food Waste Video Series!

 

Food Waste Day 9: Incineration

 

This video describes the process of incineration, which is equally as harmful to the environment as landfills are, as well as it has a big takeaway for viewers – REDUCE WASTE instead of relying on incineration to remove it for you!

 

Note: For more information about the effects of incineration, check out this article – https://www.clf.org/blog/whats-wrong-with-burning-our-trash-anyway/.