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Food Waste is a major problem. Here's a tip: Use a Vacuum Sealer and refrigerate or freeze your leftovers and bulk buys. And be sure to label them! Vacuum sealing will dramatically increase the freshness of your foods. You will still have to be proactive and keep tabs on your fridge and freezer. Wasting Why, Environment Science, Worldwid Problems, Wasting Food, Food Wasting Infographics, Food Infographics, Major Worldwid, Worldwid Probleminfograph, Infographics Food
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Ave. American wastes 209 to 254lbs of food each yr. 17+ million American households were considered "food insecure" in 2010:
Infographic, from the Environment Working Group, which illustrates the carbon footprints of 20 foods shown as car miles. The full report can be accessed here: goo.gl/vTGt6 [Source: Environmental Working Group (EWG), www.ewg.org, July 2011]
Covering the period of 1620 (the Puritans’ arrival at Plymouth Rock) through 1800 (Deism and the election of Thomas Jefferson), this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history.