A family of four could save $1,500 a year by making easy shifts to how you shop, prep, and cook. Below you’ll find awesome resources for doing just that…

10 tips to shop smart & save

Making some shifts to how we go about preparing, cooking, and eating can result in giant changes to how much we spend and how much we waste!

The Guestimator

An awesome tool from a stellar national food waste reduction campaign, Save The Food, this dinner party calculator estimates just how much food you need to keep your guests full and happy. 

Meal Planning & the savvy squatch

Meal planning is something every savvy squatch does. Fast tips to make meal planning easy and awesome so you’ve got yummy food all week long…with nothing left to waste!  

your very own squatch waste shopping list

Print these out and keep them handy! A great reminder to shop your kitchen first, shop for what you truly need, and eat what you buy. 

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 Campiagn is also funded through a grant from the Department of Ecology.