50 % of the food ends up in the trash : Make a weekly menu plan and buy only the ingredients you need . Do not waste food. Keep your food in the refrigerator and freezer . If you have to throw out food , make sure you check out all your compost .
Fast Food : When you go to a fast food restaurant , think twice about the garbage you generate . Containers which wrap your food can be recycled . You know those 50 napkins that you usually handle but does not use in fast food meals ? Do not throw them away when you are finished . Put them with the other paper napkins and use them for causal dining at home.
Buy organic : If you want to buy organic food , but can not afford the extra cost , choose foods that are typically grown with pesticides to replace them with organic . These include : apple , peppers, celery , cherries , grapes, peaches, pears , potatoes , raspberries , spinach and strawberries.
Prefer Location : just do not buy organic , you have to buy locally . Yes , organic foods are better for the environment in terms of its production , but if you are buying organic blackberries are coming from another country , promote the good for the planet ? Avoid products come packaged in many packages.
Wines : prefer wines with cork.
Have a baby ? Make your own baby food . It's easy , it's cheap , you can use local / organic products, and not consume all the packing material prepared .