Put a Lid On It

See how easy it is to help reduce food waste and its negative impact on the environment—not to mention our wallets. Plastics can help keep a variety of healthy foods fresher longer so they don't go to waste.

Watch how Laura in the Kitchen reduces waste by using plastics while making delicious dishes.

  • What’s With All Those Plastic Pouches at the Grocery Store?

    Light-weight plastics keep food fresher for longer & help reduce food waste

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  • I Hate Wasted Food—One Reason I Love Plastic Packaging

    As a nation we really don’t seem to be aware of the environmental impact of wasted food.

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  • Survey: Americans Concerned Over Wasted Food

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that 30 to 40 percent of food goes uneaten in the United States. Yikes.

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