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When we do our part to reduce food waste, collectively we have a big impact. Small changes we make in our homes make a huge difference for our families, and our larger community. Here you'll find resources for shopping local, additional materials from our partner organizations, and a brief introduction to composting.





Domestic Waste Bin

Composting a resourceful way to keep food scraps out of the landfill and create nutrient-rich soil that can be used where ever you keep plants. 

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BigOven created a leftover tool to help users find delicious recipes based on ingredients they have on hand.

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“Save The Food’ is the public service campaign designed to reduce food waste directed at consumers. 


I value food, provides helpful resources to help waste less food. Their website has tips for small changes that make a huge impact.


The fact sheets on Ohioline provide cutting-edge, scientifically-based information generated via research conducted by Extension and other Ohio State faculty and staff, often in collaboration with other land-grant university colleagues.


The FoodKeeper helps you understand food and beverages storage. It will help you maximize the freshness and quality of items. By doing so you will be able to keep items fresh longer than if they were not stored properly. 


Hamilton County R3Source is a County organization, established by State law, responsible for ensuring that the County achieves State-mandated goals for recycling and waste reduction. 

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