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If you do this action, you could earn another 4 points [add to points]

When ordering food from a restaurant or fast food place, request that they not provide extras that you don't want, including: toppings, condiments (ketchup, mustard, sauces), salads, soups, bread baskets, side dishes, or anything else that comes "along for the ride" on your plate.

Easy Scale: star rating ease of implementation [9]
(1-10 scale, 1 = Difficult and costly, 10 = simple and no cost or little effort)

Impact Scale: star rating impact of action [2]
(1-5 scale, 1 = Minor but worthwhile, 5 = Strong impact on environment)

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We'll save a lot more food, which will reduce the amount of land and resources needed to produce these items, as well as reducing the amount of food ending up in the landfill.

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