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Shop smart by only buying what you need.

Shopping smart is a huge part of avoiding excess waste. Don't go grocery shopping with only a vague idea of what you need — write out a list, make sure you don't already have the items at home, and don't over-buy. Fruit might be on sale, but are you really going to eat apples, oranges, blueberries, and kiwis all in one week? It's better to buy just what you need than to impulse buy something you may end up tossing.

How to ‘Green’ Up Your Next Grocery Shopping Trip

Read these before your next shopping trip.

From Redbook