How much food do you throw out? Spoiled food costs us real money.
The average household tosses $1600 in the garbage each year by throwing out uneaten food. Save money and save the environment with some smart and easy adjustments to your buying habits.
Food Waste Prevention Week 2022 is April 4-8, an a good time to think about preventing food waste, helps you save money by keeping foods fresher, longer. Because small changes can make a big difference. It can be as simple as storing leftovers in clear containers, so they don’t get lost or forgotten in the fridge.
The five-day event features a schedule of FREE virtual and in-person events, social media activities, teaching resources, and K-12 and university-level challenges.
Webinars include such topics as food banks and composting, along with programs on state and local regulatory actions.
Play Bad Apple Bingo running April 4-8, 2022. it’s a fun way to keep up with Food Waste Prevention Week, learn practical tips for reducing food waste, and score the chance to win great prizes.
Also through April 8, school can participate in a Food Waste Prevention Week art contest.
The 2022 Theme is: Save Food Save Money : Ways to Prevent Food from Spoilage.
Click the link to get your kid’s school involved.
Food Prevention Week Sponsors & Participants
With major sponsors like Walmart, the Arizona State University College of Global Futures, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Publix, The South Florida Hunger Coalition and The Florida Retail Federation, Food Waste Prevention Week has been able to increase engagement for partners across the globe.
“This year, we have over 150 partner organizations that are committed to tackling food waste,” said Elaine Fiore, founder of Food Waste Prevention Week and the Food Conservation Alliance.
“Our partners represent various cities, counties, non-profits, NGOs, the private sector, sports teams, and even organizations from the Philippines and Kenya, all coming together to educate people about food waste and take action.”
Food Waste Prevention Week free webinars hosted by a diverse group of leaders, stakeholders, and industry players from across the food system, including state and local governments, schools, grassroots organizations, the hospitality industry, food waste entrepreneurs, and other opinion leaders.
To get involved, register for webinars and events, and download partner resources, visit www.FoodWastePreventionWeek.com.