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Expert shares tips on how to reduce waste

Posted at 5:54 AM, Feb 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-05 07:07:15-05

(WXYZ) — The Environmental Protection Agency is reporting that more than 35-million tons of food waste goes to landfills each year.

To make matters worse, the waste reduction company "Re-Use-It" says Americans throw away an estimated 100 billion plastic bags annually. Registered Dietitian and health and wellness spokesperson for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Shanthi Appelö shares a few ways you can reduce waste in your own home.

For more information on recycling and living a better life, visit Home - A Healthier Michigan.