Tag Archives: refrigerator

Making Fresh Food Last Longer

We all want to maximize the life of our fresh food, and this infographic from Pounds To Pocket provides plenty of novel ideas for doing so. And I do mean plenty! Be sure to read the ‘why it works’ explanations. Hope you learn some new tricks!

January 6, 2015 | Posted in Infographic, Stats, Storage | Comments closed

Befriend Your Fridge (and Freezer)

Here’s a blast of knowledge: The below NRDC infographic helps us get to know our refrigerators better so as to combat food waste. Read and learn!

October 10, 2013 | Posted in Food Safety, Household, Storage | Comments closed

Sandy Summary

There’s a difference between waste and loss. But no matter what we call it, East Coasters have discarded a whole lot of food in the last week as a result of Sandy. There’s the in-home loss caused by not having power or a back-up generator. Restaurants also experience the that problem, but one Manhattan eatery [...]

November 5, 2012 | Posted in Environment, Food Safety, Waste Stream | Comments closed

Cool Storage

Korean designer Jihyun Ryou’s food storage ideas are cool, but not cold. Her project Save Food From the Refrigerator aims to do just that. Some of the point of this project is to get food to last longer–especially not have fresh foods dehydrate in the fridge. But her other objective is to honor traditional ways and [...]

June 4, 2012 | Posted in Household, Storage | Comments closed

Taking the Temperature

It’s happened again. Our British friends at WRAP released another food waste study, this time on Reducing Waste Through the Chill Chain. (Here’s the abbreviated version.) While their “chill chain” may be our cold one, the study is quite useful on either side of the Atlantic. It found that many folks’ refrigerator temperatures are often [...]

August 23, 2010 | Posted in Food Safety, Household, International | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

I’ve seen refrigerator makers leverage keeping foods fresher, longer, but I’ve never seen such an overt discussion of how a fridge avoids waste (and saves bushels of cash!). — — Wait, there’s a composting operation in Las Vegas?! Things are looking up. Then again…A1 organics is generating complaints from neighbors (who moved into homes in [...]

August 6, 2010 | Posted in College, Composting, Household, International, Trayless | Comments closed
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