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Tools and Resources

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.

Place this sign inside your fridge to designate an area for foods that need to be eaten soon.

Before you shop, use this sheet to help plan the meals you’ll eat at home and list items needed. “Shop” your fridge, freezer and cupboards for ingredients first.

Learn which fruits and vegetables stay fresh longer inside or outside the fridge with this storage guide. Post the guide on your fridge for quick reference.

Food going to waste in your fridge?

Our 10-minute fridge check will help you see how much food is going uneaten and give you tips to reduce wasted food at home!

Resources for Schools:

Step-by-step instructions to setting up a food share table where students can place unwanted, sealed or uneaten food items for other students and for donation.

This four-page introduction for schools interested in setting up a donation program for surplus edible food includes guidance on legal protections, program models, food safety precautions and how to find and form a partnership with a food recipient non-profit partner.