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How to Freeze Fruit

How to Freeze Fruit

Did you know you can extend the life of your fruit by freezing it? Frozen fruit will last for about six months in the freezer

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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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6 Sustainable Clothing Brands For the Style and Eco-Conscious

6 Sustainable Clothing Brands For the Style and Eco-Conscious

The kitchen isn't the only place where eco-conscious Aussies can and should be reducing waste. Our wardrobes are responsible for a shocking amount of textile waste! Each Australian consumes an average of 27 kilograms of new clothing per year and sends an average of 23kgs of clothing to landfills each year. Clearly, it's more important than ever to start shopping more sustainably.  The good news is that the fashion industry is responding to the challenge, with a growing list of Australian brands producing cool, stylish clothing in ethical and environmentally-friendly ways. These are some of our favourite brands who are challenging the industry's...

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Is Setting Up Your Own Compost Bin Worth It? 5 Things To Know Before You Start

Is Setting Up Your Own Compost Bin Worth It? 5 Things To Know Before You Start

5 things to know before you set up your compost bin. Food sent to landfill contributes to the greenhouse gas emissions, so setting up a compost bin can be well worth the effort for eco-conscious households and families.

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