By planning and portioning your meals for the week, you will avoid buying unneeded groceries, thereby reducing food wastage.
The shelf life of your food depends a lot on how you store it. Proper storage will help you extend its effective shelf life, thus reducing wastage.
Be mindful of the expiry or "best before" dates listed on certain packaged food items, as expired food items constitute the bulk of food wastage.
Instead of throwing away leftover food, creatively incorporate it into your next meal.
You can compost certain fruit and vegetable peels into homemade fertilizer.
You can use fruit peels to flavor your water. After usage, you can toss them into a smoothie, for zero net waste.