Place your items into several different categories, including: Perishables anything in the refrigerator or freezer. After figuring out what you have and how long each item is going to stay fresh, you’ll need to decide what to do with all of it. From your list, highlight high priority items and low priority items like cereals, snacks, non-perishables. From there, decide what items you should try to eat before moving and what items you’ll need to donate and toss. If you’re embarking on a long-distance move, it might not make sense to ship or load up the car.
- With a move fast approaching, it can be difficult to figure out what to do with all of that food piled high in your pantry and fridge.
- After figuring out what you have and how long each item is going to stay fresh, you’ll need to decide what to do with all of it.
- Some ideas for what to do with your food include making a pot of chili, sandwiches, pasta dishes, frittatas, stir fry, rice and veggies, breakfast meals for dinner, soups and more.
“Anything that you don’t plan on eating, donating, giving to friends, or bringing with you, should be either thrown away or recycled before the move.”