Join us this month to make greener choices and cut down on food waste.

Jessica Ball, M.S., R.D.
Updated March 05, 2020

Let's green up our plates and help cut down on food waste this month. We've got you covered with delicious recipes featuring greener choices and seasonal produce, tips on purchasing foods that are good for you and the environment, ideas for reducing food waste and more.

30 Days of Sustainable Eating Dinners
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  • 30-Day Sustainable Eating Challenge Calendar

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10 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste

To stop throwing away food—and money—try some of these simple strategies at home.

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8 Edible Items You’re Throwing Away (and 2 to Toss)

Find out which food scraps you can eat to save money on produce and cut down on food waste.

Vegetables You Can Eat from Root to Stem

Reduce food waste with these cooking tips and leaf-to-root recipes that use the whole vegetable, including broccoli stems, carrots tops, kale ribs, beet greens and more.

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Clean Eating Buyer's Guide to Seafood

How to shop for fish and shellfish that meet your standards

Clean-Eating Buyer's Guide to Chicken

How to buy poultry that fits your healthy standards.

The Ultimate Pork Buyer’s Guide

This guide gives you all you need for navigating labels, cooking and storing pork—plus delicious recipes to try.

Clean Eating Buyer's Guide to Beef

Check out this guide to help you choose the best beef.

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