Sustainable America Shares Practical Tips for Stale Bread

By: Laura McQuarrie - Feb 25, 2014
References: sustainableamerica.org & dailyinfographic
This Sustainable America infographic provides suggestions for 10 things to do with stale bread, which helps to reduce food waste. The graphic notes that even though Americans buy about three billions loaves of bread annually, about 25% of them end up in the trash.

Some tips for making the most of stale bread include using it in recipes that will make the most of its consistency, like French toast, meatloaf or stuffing. As well as eating it, stale bread can be used to freshen vegetables, break up brown sugar and even add moisture to house plants.

Sustainable America also adds some tips on how to properly store bread to prevent it from going stale faster.