Monday, July 31, 2017

Tell One Friend: Label Your Leftovers

Keep a marker and tape by the fridge to make labeling your leftovers easy and convenient.

Labeling and dating containers in the fridge helps fight food waste by reminding us what we have, and what needs to get eaten first. Keeping a marker and tape handy and visible means you won't have to go hunting through drawers.

Use these ideas to remind your friends, family and co-workers:

Change habits
"Labelling your leftovers makes it easy to remember what's in the fridge, and when it needs to be eaten."

Prompt them
"Keeping a marker and tape right beside my fridge makes it easy to label my containers."

One small ask
"Will you try keeping a marker and tape beside your fridge for the next month?"

Want to learn more about Food Waste in Edmonton?

You'll receive tips and tricks on how to reduce your food waste footprint, three to four times per year. You'll also be invited to participate in future research opportunities that will help us to better understand and combat food waste in Edmonton.

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