Goodful·Updated on Aug 3, 2020. Posted on Oct 28, 2016These Five Grocery Hacks Will Make Your Groceries Last LongerThrowing away less groceries means you'll save more money and be a happier human!by by Alex AddisonBuzzFeed Motion Pictures Staff, by Bry DucaBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Five Hacks To Make Your Groceries Last Longer Here's a video showing you how: View this post on Facebook Facebook: video.php 1. Did you know you make your bananas ripen more slowly with this plastic wrap trick? What you need: A bunch of bananasPlastic wrap Instructions:1. Cut a long, thin strip of plastic wrap. 2. Wrap it around the crown of the banana bunch.3. Store on the counter top. 2. You can even lessen the time it takes for your berries to get old and mushy with this vinegar hack! What you need: Fresh berries1/2 cup of white or apple cider vinegar5 cups of waterA large bowl Instructions:1. Put the berries into a bowl, then add your vinegar and water.2. Mix thoroughly, then drain the berries and let them dry completely.3. Store in the fridge 3. Left-over salad greens? Try this to make them last longer! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF What you need: Fresh greensPaper towelsPlastic wrap Container Instructions:1. Wash and dry your greens thoroughly, then place them in a bowl.2. Layer paper towel on top of your greens, then seal tightly with plastic wrap. 3. Store in the refrigerator.4. Replace the paper towel throughout the week as it becomes damp (it's absorbing moisture from the greens!). 4. Have you ever tried wrapping left-over celery and broccoli with aluminum foil? They'll stay fresher for longer! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF What you need: Celery and/or broccoli Aluminum foil Instructions:1. Wrap each vegetable in small groups tightly in a sheet of foil.2. Store in the fridge. 5. You can even store asparagus, cilantro, or parsley in the fridge for longer with this easy method. Look how cute they look in jars! What you need: One bunch of asparagus, cilantro, and/or parsley Instructions:1. Trim 1 inch off the bottom of the stem of the asparagus or herbs.2. Fill wide mouth jar or container with 2 inches of cool, filtered water and place the asparagus/herbs in the jar.3. Cover the jar with a plastic bag and store in the fridge. Enjoy your groceries for longer!