Think of the last time you bought a fridge full of fresh veggies and fruits. How many of those went in the garbage a week later and then end up in landfills?

The amount of food that ends up in landfills is close to 40 percent, according to the USDA, with 31 percent of that number being lost at the consumer and retail levels.

On, Judith Villarreal shares ways to fight food waste, and it’s no surprise that the number one tip starts with buying more canned fruits and vegetables. Read the full article with all ways to combat food waste here:

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