News — food waste

What is Par-Cooking and How to Do It

What is Par-Cooking and How to Do It

Par-cooking is a technique that can help you get dinner on the table fast. So, what is it, and how do you do it?

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Why is Food Waste Bad for the Planet?

Why is Food Waste Bad for the Planet?

Did you know that supermarkets frequently turn away produce for looking a little wonky? They do! And it's a major cause of food waste. At Good & Fugly, we’re on a mission to change that by bringing rejected but good quality, produce from local farmers straight to your home.  But why is there so much food waste, and why is this an important issue to tackle? Let’s take a look at the journey your food takes from farm to fridge. Feeding people around the world takes up a ton of resources and energy Worldwide, livestock use 30% of Earth’s entire...

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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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