Section: Questions Category: Halacha
|Halacha - throwing bread in the garbage|
|Submitted by anonymous Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
The issur of bal tashchis, wasting, is especially severe regarding bread which is the staple of the human diet. Therefore, in order to prevent the bread from being ruined as a direct result of being placed in a dirty garbage can, it is wrapped.