Video: How to Waste Less Bread

Eco Ideas
Nov 13th, 2018 | By Amy Leibrock

How many times have you reached into the breadbox only to find a hard, crusty rock where a fresh loaf of bread used to be? It’s time to take back the bread! Here’s how to keep bread fresh as long as possible, plus tips for using up all those stale bread bits.

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Bread is one of the most wasted foods in our kitchens. It’s one of the biggest contributors to the 25% of food that gets thrown away by consumers every year. Finding ways to reduce bread waste that work for your family can have an important impact on greenhouse gas emissions, resource use — and your grocery budget.

For more ideas, check out our infographic, 10 Ways to Use Stale Bread. It’s the “yeast” you could do.

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