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USDA Provides Tips on Reducing Thanksgiving Food Waste

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has posted tips that explain how families can reduce food waste this Thanksgiving holiday.

According to the agency, a family of four wastes $1,500 to uneaten food — that’s about 1,160 pounds of food each year. Tips include planning the holiday meal, saving scraps, storing leftovers, composting and donating food.

The USDA pointed to the FoodKeeper App as a way to help reduce food waste.

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