The average American waste $1200 A YEAR in food every year. That is a huge number number in both food and energy wastage. But there are a number of different ways you can eliminate a lot of this wastage.. such as planning your meals out. Planning your meals allows you to have a better estimate as to how much food to cook. Otherwise, you would probably cook WAY too much food and just end of throwing it all away.
As you plan your meals, you can begin to plan the amount you need to buy at the grocery store. If you buy too much..it will most likely end up going to waste before you can even get to it. Doing something simple as planning your grocery shopping, and planning your meals can make a huge difference on food expense.