Food scraps and food-soiled paper are the largest single item in our waste stream—making up about 35% of what we throw away in Alameda County. By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, and store food, you can toss less, eat well, save money, and save resources used to produce and distribute food.
Wasted food is a growing problem with profound financial, social, and environmental impacts. Minimize the amount of food that goes to waste in your household by using the food saving tools below. Check out the list of videos and other resources for more tips and in-depth information on how to Stop Food Waste.