October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Reynaldo Pellos

County of San Diego

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 289 Challenge #2
  • 289 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    16
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    13
    food items
    properly stored
  • up to
    0
    pounds
    food waste recorded
  • up to
    8
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    404
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Challenges

Community

Dumpster Diving Discovery

Watch this video and get a glimpse of what is actually getting thrown away in our trash cans and dumpsters.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Potatoes

Store potatoes with an apple to avoid early sprouting. Keep them away from onions and in a cool, dark place. I will properly store 1 potatoes.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Nuts

Without the shell, nuts like almonds, walnuts, and pecans can stay in the freezer for 2 years or more. Pack into tinted zip-top freezer bags and freeze. I will properly store 1 bags of nuts.

Uncompleted
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Avocados

Allow green, unripe avocados to ripen on the counter, then transfer to the refrigerator. Once cut, keep the pit in and rub with lemon or oil to reduce browning. I will properly store 3 avocados.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Asparagus/Celery

Trim the ends of asparagus and place them in a jar or glass with 1-2 inches of water, just like fresh cut flowers. Keep them in the refrigerator. I will properly store 1 bunches of asparagus/celery.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Apples

Store apples up to 7 days on the counter, then move them to the refrigerator. Keep them away from bananas and avocados as they speed ripening. I will properly store 6 apples.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Storage

Fridge Demystified

Did you know that milk should never be stored in the side door of a fridge? Learn where to properly store food in your fridge by checking out the Resource. I will properly store 1 cartons of milk.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Planning

Date Labels Demystified

I will not toss food once it is past the best buy date. "Expiration" dates misleadingly refer to quality, not safety. Use your senses and best judgement.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Food Waste Tracking

Food Waste Tracking

Ready. Set. Record!

For each day during the food waste tracking week, record your food waste. This action accepts one entry per day, so be sure to enter one total for food waste across all of your meals, or weigh all of your food waste once at the end of each day. Please use ounces for unit of measurement.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

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