Cleaning out your fridge and pantry to get rid of leftover foods gives you a huge dopamine rush. However, it’s also a good idea to not waste food. Food waste is a serious issue and every year around 40 million tons of food end up in landfills in the USA. Shocking, to say the least!
Apart from wreaking havoc on the planet, chucking out food scraps also means you’re missing out on nutrient-dense foods. One way to become less wasteful is to learn to salvage food leftovers from the compost and give them a second life. Your wallet will thank you later.
Here is a list of leftover foods you always throw away but shouldn’t.