Often times, when we grocery shop, we tend to buy more than we really need. Throwing in a few extra apples, a couple more handfuls of green beans, or an extra piece of meat from the butcher. But what ends up happening? It gets thrown away. You might as well be throwing money straight in the garbage can!

Luckily, there are a few tricks that can help keep your food fresh for longer so you don’t end up tossing it in the trash.

Scroll through this handy slideshow to help get the most out of your groceries and your dollar.

Here are 50 ways to keep your fruits, veggies, and other perishables fresh for longer.

Happy saving!