03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

No Impact Week: Tips on How Not to Waste Food (Video)

Jonathan Bloom, journalist, and author of Wasted Food Blog, lists out the practical steps for reducing individual food waste in the home. The ultimate goal is to insure that the least amount of food gets thrown in the trash, and deposited in land fills. Do you have additional methods for reducing food waste that work for you? Any stories about food that you have seen wasted? For those who may be interested, the fruit gleaning project mentioned in the show can be seen in its entirety here: Urban Fruit Gleaning.