Become a zero-waste hero with these smart and simple ideas to shop, plan, cook, and eat waste free. Use ingredients from top to bottom - salvage stale bread to thicken soups, and elevate eggshells to a protein-packed smoothie. Grow-it, don't throw it - give lettuce cores and potato peels a second life, and love your leftovers with tasty ideas for using up cooked potato, pasta, and rice. Give 3 zero-waste twists to 10 classic recipes - pump up pesto with carrot tops, or bake a cake with banana peels. Get creative in your waste-free kitchen and say goodbye to your garbage can.--COVER.