every year

tons of food is wasted in the united states

%

of all wasted food happens in our homes

%

of us believe we don't waste food

the good news

Small changes make a big difference! A family of four could save $1,500 a year by making easy shifts to how you shop, prep, and cook. Set a great example for the kiddos & help make our planet happy. We’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to make it easy–take the pledge and start squatching your waste!

Squatch Food Waste At Your Business!

be a smart scavenger

Plan your shopping and save!

  • Meal Planner
  • Food Saving Shopping List
  • Party Guestimator and more…

leave no trace

Make your food last longer and bone up on food safety best practices.

  • The ultimate food storage guide
  • Deciphering product dates
  • Fridge tips and tons more…

graze & gobble

Get crazy in the kitchen! Recipes for cooking with food scraps, food that needs a little freshening, and more…

put your best (big) foot forward

Donate food you know you won’t eat that’s near expiration so it doesn’t go to waste!

  • Find donation centers
  • Know the rules
  • Learn about most needed items

pledge to squatch food waste.

We can each do a little to help!  We have a goal of gathering 500 pledges from the community. Together, we’ll go a long way towards squatching food waste. 

Choose one of three pledges, or pick them all! Start meal planning, create an ‘eat first’ section in your fridge, or donate soon-to-expire foods to a local hunger relief agency.

Thank you to our sustainable business development sponsors

 

Gold Sponsors

Recycling & Disposal Services
Samson Rope

Silver Sponsors

Healthy Pet
Puget Sound Energy
Itek Energy

Bronze Sponsors

The Squatch Waste Campaign is also funded through a grant from the Department of Ecology