21 Actions For 2021

Sustainable living is important because it ensures future generations a habitable world they can enjoy. But what does it mean to live sustainably and what exactly are we trying to accomplish? 

A sustainable lifestyle attempts to reduce our impact on the environment by altering our methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet to reduce our emissions; reducing the amount of waste we produce and throw away to conserve resources; and taking other actions to enhance and protect our remaining natural areas to preserve wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

Every little change we make as individuals adds up to big changes for the world. And these big changes are going to impact how future generations live here.

That’s why we have created a list of 21 Actions for 2021. These include steps we can all take in our individual lives as well as throughout our community that put us on a path to sustainable living.

Tips and Tools for Reducing Food Waste

If you are ready to take on the challenge of reducing your food waste, keep reading for a list of tips and tools that will help get you on your way!

Foodprint.org

Foodprint.org is a wealth of information for anyone who wants to make better choices that do less harm to the environment, animals, and people.

Start with calculating your foodprint

Get practical tips on reducing your food waste

Take the 4-week challenge


FDA.gov

This is one of many Food Waste Animations on the FDA’s website. You can also watch short animations on Understanding Date Labels on Food Packages, Imperfect Produce, and Food Waste Facts.


EPA.gov

Food: Too Good to Waste

Photo by Cristiano Pinto on Unsplash

The EPA has a “Food: Too Good to Waste – Implementation Guide and Toolkit” that aims to reduce wasteful household food management practices. This handbook not only contains wonderful information for reducing food waste both at the household level but also has a guide to introducing the program at the community level.

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