People Throw Away About $63 Worth of These 9 Groceries Every Week Yup, these 9 Things In Your Fridge Are A Waste of Money Because You End Up Trashing Them. That's according to SWNS Digital. Seriously, there's nothing more annoying then cleaning your fridge and realizing you are simply BURNING money ON BAGGED LETTUCE. Oh, it all starts out nice enough. You go to Market Basket with the best of intentions. You make a list, you get to the store, and you fill up your cart with all the things you think you'll need for the week. But the road to hell is paved with overripe avocados. Life happens. You get busy, you go out to eat with friends, or you just plain forget about the groceries. Before you know it, that beautiful bunch of kale you bought is now a wilted, slimy mess in the back of your fridge. And let's talk about fruit for a second. You see a perfectly ripe, juicy peach at the store and you just can't resist. You bring it home, take a big bite, and...it's mealy and tasteless. Sure, it's probably a good idea to swear off fruit for the rest of the week, but then you see a basket of strawberries that look too good to pass up. Rinse and repeat. The worst part is when you have to clean out your fridge and throw away all the sad, wilted, moldy produce. You feel like you're single-handedly contributing to the food waste crisis. Maybe you try to salvage some things by making a soup or a smoothie, but let's be real, that's just a Band-Aid on a gaping wound. We could all become expert meal planners and only buy exactly what we need. But let's be real, that's not as fun as impulse-buying a bag of raspberries and hoping for the best. Or we could just avoid these 9 Things In Your Fridge That Are A Waste of Money Because You End Up Trashing Them.