Plan out your meals for the week and think about how to use any leftovers. Vegetables make a great omelet. Potatoes, onions, peppers become a tasty hash. Left over meat can go in a salad, on a sandwich or in a soup.
Shop with a list - Going down the aisles can easily distract us so write a list and stick to it. Tell yourself you can buy one impulse item.
Upgrade your containers so left overs last longer and put a label with a date so you know what it is and how long its been there. We love these stand up silicone bags available from Zero Waste Store
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