According to research conducted by Penn State, the average household disposes 31.9% of its food. With an annual cost of around $1,866 per family, that’s $240 billion thrown away in America each year. Plus, landfilling food costs a community money, wastes an immense amount of natural resources, and releases emissions that contribute to climate change. Annmarie Creamer from the Frederick County Division of Solid Waste and Recycling will lead an online conversation about ways you can reduce your household’s impact. From hip apps, to simple meal plans, there are tools to help you use, not lose, your food. We’ll discuss kitchen tricks and shopping tips that are good for the environment – and your budget.