Start fighting food waste by getting the most from what you buy.
1. Salad Greens
The most wasted food group is fresh produce. (Dairy is No. 2; meat, poultry, and fish tie for No. 3). To extend the life of the topmost perishable produce, keep your fridge set between 35° and 37°, and follow these tips.
First up: For salad greens, moisture is the enemy. Open the clamshell, place a paper towel over greens, and return lid. Refrigerate, lid-side down.