February 25, 2010
According to the Greenies, it is a crime against the planet to throw out food. I am not talking about good food. I am talking about the stuff you deliberately throw out — orange rinds, potato peels, meat grease, bones, old cheese, shrimp peels, etc. According to the Greenies, you should eat stuff usually reserved for the compost heap or trash can. For the planet, of course.
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
“Food waste in the United States has become a growing problem for our environment,” reports Planet Green. “Research shows that on average, 27% of all edible food is wasted every year in the U.S. The cost to not only manufacture this food, but also to dispose of the waste, is costing us billions of dollars every year. Help our economy, our ecosystem, and your wallet by being creative when it comes to throwing out your food.”
“You can eat potato peels just as you can eat lemon rinds. Roast them in the oven and dip in ranch dressing. Sprinkle with cheese and place under the broiler for quick potato skins.”
Yum. Think I will pass.