Everyone knows that food is costly. People spend hundreds to even thousands of dollars every month just to keep the fridge and pantry stocked. While people know what they are paying to get their food, many don’t realize how much goes to waste.

The inherent nature of food is to spoil. It only stays fresh for so long after you bring it home from the supermarket. If you don’t use it soon, you lose your goods entirely and all that money ends up in the trash. Fortunately, though, there are quite a few tips and tricks out there to keep your food game running strong.

If you’re tired of watching all your hard-earned money go straight to the landfill, you’re going to love this list. Here are 35 ways you can keep your food fresh longer and more money in your pocket.