Wasting food doesn’t just a waste of good things you could have ate, it also wastes money. That’s why it’s always a good idea to work to make your groceries last as long as possible.

This Buzzfeed article is filled with tips and tricks to make sure your groceries won’t go bad before their time. From basics like throwing out food that has gone bad before it contaminates the rest to how to best store tomatoes, onions, herbs, bananas and more, these tips are sure to help you avoid throwing your unused groceries right in the trash.

These simple actions can significantly decrease the amount of food that will go to waste in your home.: 6 Ways to Prolong the Shelf Life of Food and Save Your Money

There are even a few useful infographs, like this one about organizing your fridge so that produce and milk will last longer and so air can circulate throughout the fridge (less circulation means less preservation inside the unit and more spoiled food).

grocery storage in the fridge

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