An expired date on an egg carton. Browning avocados. The Chinese takeout from last week. They’re all foods likely destined for the trash.
If you’re hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need.
Practicing smarter shopping is not only green for its environmental impact; it saves you money.
“People need to really think through whether they need to be buying as much food as they are,” said Jonathan Deutsch, a professor of culinary arts and food science at Drexel University in . . .