Sad news America: The U.S. wastes more food than almost any other country in the world. EPA research shows that American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy. This means that the average U.S. family of four tosses out an estimated $1,350 to $2,275 in food every year. Imagine the difference we could make in the world if we saved a little more food? (And the difference in our bank account if we could recoup those thousands?)
Click through for easy ways to save money and preserve your fruits and veggies.