San Francisco Department of the Environment

Use What You Have

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Want to save money on your food budget and prevent waste? Use what you have!

Find creative ways to prepare overlooked food in the back of your fridge. Make a stir fry, egg scramble, soup, or other one-dish meal. Try these recipe websites for ideas: 


Additional Resources

"Eat Me First!" Sign (US EPA, Food: Too Good to Waste) - Printable sign to put in your fridge to call attention to what needs to be eaten first

Mobile Apps/Web Tools (US EPA, Food: Too Good to Waste) - Meal planning, shopping list tools, recipes

Next tip: Explore your door.                            
Love food? Shop your fridge.

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