Don't waste money on organic bananas. Photograph from aphasiafilms on Flickr

Since the gym memberships and swearing off junk food resolutions only last so long, U.S. News and World Report has some green, cost-effective tips for eaters in 2009.

Buy organic, but since it's pricey, prioritize certain produce with less pesticide residue that's OK to eat when conventionally grown, such as avocados, bananas, and kiwis. Save your leftovers. Try eating sustainable sushi. Compost your waste. Got any other food-related wisdom for the new year?


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