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Have you ever heard about a pressing health topic and thought, “but what does that mean for me?” Follow along with CCHD staff as they discuss local health and safety issues with local experts and identify what Clinton County residents really need to know. Click here to see all our blogs.

This month's topic - Food Waste Reduction

Would you like to add $1,500 to your annual income? Each year, the average family of four loses that much in uneaten food. I’m not sure about you, but lately I walk into a grocery store and instantly spend $100. Wasting anything, especially money, really irks me. Some call it frugal; I am fully aware that it is just plain cheap – and I’m okay with that. But food waste is not new; it accounts for $161 billion dollars a year in the US. The silver lining in Oscar’s trash can is that reducing food waste at home is actually not all that difficult, everyone can do something. This month we are talking trash with KayLeigh Raville, Supervising Public Health Educator at CCHD. KayLeigh is a Registered Dietitian and oversees our Eat Smart, Waste Less program, aimed at reducing food waste and increasing access to organics recycling opportunities in Clinton County.

KayLeigh, when we say food waste, what do we mean? Like the scraps from my plate after dinner? Because I usually give those to the dog.

Food waste is...... read more

 

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Updated 3/4/2024

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Further Reading

Profiles in Public Health

North Country Heallth Effect

 

Contact Us
Clinton County Health Department
Health Planning & Promotion Division
(518) 565-4993   

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menu
MENU

Talking HealthTalking Health Blog

Have you ever heard about a pressing health topic and thought, “but what does that mean for me?” Follow along with CCHD staff as they discuss local health and safety issues with local experts and identify what Clinton County residents really need to know. Click here to see all our blogs.

This month's topic - Food Waste Reduction

Would you like to add $1,500 to your annual income? Each year, the average family of four loses that much in uneaten food. I’m not sure about you, but lately I walk into a grocery store and instantly spend $100. Wasting anything, especially money, really irks me. Some call it frugal; I am fully aware that it is just plain cheap – and I’m okay with that. But food waste is not new; it accounts for $161 billion dollars a year in the US. The silver lining in Oscar’s trash can is that reducing food waste at home is actually not all that difficult, everyone can do something. This month we are talking trash with KayLeigh Raville, Supervising Public Health Educator at CCHD. KayLeigh is a Registered Dietitian and oversees our Eat Smart, Waste Less program, aimed at reducing food waste and increasing access to organics recycling opportunities in Clinton County.

KayLeigh, when we say food waste, what do we mean? Like the scraps from my plate after dinner? Because I usually give those to the dog.

Food waste is...... read more

 

Previous topics include:

Updated 3/4/2024

INFO BAR


Further Reading

Profiles in Public Health

North Country Heallth Effect

 

Contact Us
Clinton County Health Department
Health Planning & Promotion Division
(518) 565-4993   

 phab