Create memories, not garbage.

Food

Region-wide, 30% of what we send to the landfill every day is food. Reduce your food waste with some of these helpful ideas:

 

 

 

Love Food, Hate Waste51http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/Love food hate wasteLove Food, Hate Waste<div class="ExternalClassCE54F169F38D471A9F502989B938E746"><p><a href="http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.ca/about/discussions/dont-waste-it/7/christmas-tips---tips-to-celebrate-with-less-food-waste" target="_blank">Find tips on how to reduce food waste in the first place </a>(and save up to $700 a year) and some great recipe ideas for your leftovers.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/lovefoodhatewaste.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/lovefoodhatewaste.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/lovefoodhatewasteshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#46ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3;L0|#046ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3|Food;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
Plan your holiday food shopping52http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/Holiday food shoppingPlan your holiday food shopping<div class="ExternalClassFD4643B683804B9287CFA3AD70DB262F"><ul><li>Check what you have at home before you shop.</li><li>Make a list and buy only what you need.</li><li>Shop in bulk to reduce packaging and buy the exact amount you need.</li><li>Buy local meat, produce, and condiments.</li><li>Bring your own reusable shopping bags when you go to the store.</li><li>Avoid shopping on an empty stomach.</li></ul><br></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/foodshopping.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/foodshopping.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/foodshoppingshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#46ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3;L0|#046ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3|Food;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089
Entertain in green53http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/EntertainingEntertain in green<div class="ExternalClass0C5C16C90BE147C2B085270A91E96438"><ul><li>Skip the paper napkins in favour of a reusable cloth material.</li><li>Use reusable containers for leftovers instead of plastic wrap or tin foil.</li><li>Suggest that your dinner guest bring their own reusable containers to take leftovers home.</li><li>Remember to compost any unusable food scraps.</li></ul><br></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/entertainingreen.jpg, Picture http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/entertainingreen.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solid-waste/projects-initiatives/create-memories/CreateMemoriesImages/entertaininggreenshare.jpg, ThumbGP0|#46ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3;L0|#046ca4777-c0b5-4262-a8a7-1eb85c7d68a3|Food;GTSet|#a9923e58-f557-4ae8-9322-43b8e31fd089