San Francisco Department of the Environment

Use What You Have


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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