If your fruits and vegetables rot in a few days, learn how to store them the right way to maximize their freshness. Registered dietitians share their best tips in this ridiculously simple guide.
Given the current circumstances, learning to keep fruits and vegetables fresh for longer is a great way to help minimize visits to the grocery store. What’s more, cutting down on food wastage can help lessen our carbon footprint. According to the National Zero Waste Council, in Canada as a whole, almost 2.2 million tonnes of edible food is wasted each year, costing Canadians over $17 billion!
So what food is wasted the most? You’d be right if you guessed vegetables and fruits!
Indeed, this colossal food waste has a significant environmental impact.
– Wasted resources used to:
Grow, produce and distribute food Transport food from farm to table Manage or dispose of food as waste
Try to picture this: 2.2 million tonnes of food we waste in Canada is equivalent to 9.8 million tonnes of CO2 and 2.1 million cars on the road!
These stats are staggering.
And it goes without saying; we can all play our part in helping to reduce the amount of food that’s wasted.
So in an effort to support those of you striving to live more sustainably, we’ve created this guide to offer helpful tips and strategies on the best ways to store fruits and vegetables – to keep them fresh for longer. After all,
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