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How To Reduce Food Waste

How To Reduce Food Waste

Update: 2019-12-1212
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Tossing out overripe avocados, wilted greens and sour milk isn't just costing you money — it's also contributing to climate change. In this episode, learn how to reduce your food waste with composting strategies and creative recipes that will help you turn food waste into dinner.
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ncooty

In some of this advice, you're not reducing waste; you're just moving it around. E.g., when you freeze bread and then toast every slice, you're just converting food waste into energy waste. (It might work out still to be a good idea depending on lots of factors--e.g., the source of electricity, whether or not you were already going to toast all of the bread, etc.) Likewise, you recommended freezing food scraps and then _driving_ them somewhere to be composted. That's insane. The fuel emissions will greatly outweigh any emission reductions from composting. This is green-washing. Composting is great, but not if you're driving it around.

Jan 3rd
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ncooty

@15:20: That's not ricotta. Marketing in the U.S. has changed the meaning of "ricotta" into something that no Italian would call ricotta. "Ricotta" in the U.S. is cooked milk, whereas in Italy, it's cooked whey. The American version is much cheaper to produce, so American companies make the cheap thing and call it ricotta; it's not.

Jan 3rd
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How To Reduce Food Waste

How To Reduce Food Waste

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