Check one or more of the following actions:
I pledge to shop responsibly
Resist the temptation to hoard groceries, especially fresh foods that can spoil. Choose shelf-stable foods like canned goods, pasta, rice and legumes.
I pledge to plan meals and save leftovers
Check expiration dates to use foods before they go bad. Plan meals that provide leftovers for lunches and second meals.
I pledge to use my green bin
If your community has a green bin program, make sure you don’t place organic waste in your trash that can be collected and diverted from the landfill.
I pledge to try composting
Home composting can turn your food scraps into fertile soil that boosts the productivity of gardens and landscapes.
I pledge to use my garbage disposal more frequently
With even moderate use, garbage disposals are proven to reduce the amount of food waste in your trash by up to 30%.
Complete the pledge!
Thank you for pledging to make a difference by diverting food waste from the landfill and slowing the impact of climate change.
Spread the word! Add your name and location to show that you’re working together to keep food waste out of the landfill in your community.
Whitney allena – Rockhill South carolina
Smith – 33333
manao keegan – palo alto, ca
Tell your friends you took the #DownWithFoodWaste pledge and invite them to join the movement!