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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste

Do you ever feel like you're always disposing of too much? (Are your rubbish bins full again this week?) You're not alone. Luckily, there are small changes you can make to reduce household waste and lower your impact on the environment. Here are some painless ways to get started on your journey to less waste... Switch to bamboo One of the easiest ways to reduce household waste is by swapping your traditional toothbrush for a bamboo toothbrush. Bamboo brushes can last longer and are more sustainable than your regular plastic toothbrushes which end up in landfill faster.  Harness the power of social...

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How to Celebrate Earth Day the Good and Fugly Way 

How to Celebrate Earth Day the Good and Fugly Way 

Happy Earth Day! Here at Good & Fugly our mission is rooted in sustainability, and there's no better time than Earth Day to start your journey towards living a more eco-conscious life. We're doing our bit to tackle food waste through our fruit and vegetables subscription boxes – turning fugly produce destined for landfill into something beautiful and delicious! Food waste is a serious issue, but not only because of its direct contribution to landfill. When we waste food, we ultimately waste all the resources that went into producing that food in the first place. According to the United Nations Environmental Program: "One-third of all food produced in...

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5 Ideas for Sustainable New Year Resolutions in 2022

5 Ideas for Sustainable New Year Resolutions in 2022

Welcome to 2022! With a new year and a fresh start ahead of us, it’s the perfect time to set goals to improve your lifestyle and reduce your impact on the planet. Whether you're new to it or you're already practicing sustainable living, there's always a little more that can be done. For the Fuglies who want to make sustainable commitments part of their 2022 New Year Resolutions, here are six simple changes to make. Each idea is scalable – you can set an ambitious goal, or just dip your toe in the waters – and easy for kids to get...

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6 eco-friendly cleaning products strong enough for the kitchen

6 eco-friendly cleaning products strong enough for the kitchen

When it comes to cleaning, what you put on your countertops matters just as much as what you use to wipe them down. But with greenwashing claims running rampant across supermarket shelves, it can be confusing to figure out whether you've made the right choice for your home.  Here are six affordable and eco-friendly cleaning products the Good & Fugly team love for keeping the kitchen (and the entire house) sparkling.

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