Did you know 40% of all food in America is wasted?
The best way to prevent food waste is to buy only what you need, reuse or donate what you have, and compost scraps or expired leftovers. (In that order!)
Reduce food waste at your home.
Food waste is the No. 1 item thrown away by Americans. Most food waste is generated at home - much of which is safe and wholesome and could have been consumed.
SC DHEC's Don't Waste Food SC campaign provides tips on how you can reduce food waste at home through prevention, donation and composting. Do your part.