San Francisco’s bicycle messenger community has a rich history and we’re stoked to be a part of it. In a world where more and more companies are using delivery conglomerates to get their goods to you, we’ve decided to take a more personal approach. We take pride in our awesome couriers and hope you love them too.
“After ordering I gathered a napkin, utensils and water at Indian restaurant when I spotted something in the used dish bin. Staring right back at me, I noticed two perfect, uneaten, hot samosas perfectly perched atop the other plates. Untouched and bound for the trash bin :( You guessed it. I put my hand in there..."
Happy Food Waste Prevention week!
Our bike couriers are awesome. Seriously, they're the best. One of the best decisions we've made as a company is opting for bike delivery in San Francisco. Here are a couple reasons why we love our couriers (plus an awesome video)!
Did you know it takes 25 years for a head of lettuce to break down in the landfill? We didn't either. This weekend, we donated juices to the Food Waste Weekend at the CIA at Copia. Our juices were completely transformed into delicious, waste-fighting cocktails...think warm apple cider and spicy chili-pineapple.
If you eat food, watch Wasted! And check out these other waste-fighting companies on the panel!
We’ve all been there. It’s a week after Thanksgiving and we’re still eating leftover turkey sandwiches. This Thanksgiving, the U.S. is expected to throw away over 200 million pounds of turkey, 3 million pounds of collard greens, 2 million pounds of kale, and 1.2 million pounds of brussels sprouts (according to the NRDC and a report by Nielsen). Every year, we are faced with the same problem: excess food.
Here are 6 tips to reduce food waste this holiday season!
We're always looking for opportunities to expand our awareness on the issues of food waste. "Just Eat It. A food waste story" created an accessible, comical and educational perspective on the issues of food waste from farm to fridge. Here's why you should watch it...
From new hires to new products and lots of events and laughs in between, here are our Ugly Juice updates and what we’re looking forward to!
My diary entries from the summer as an Ugly Juice intern. The expectations and realities of working for a startup cold-pressed juice company in San Francisco.
The startling statistics surrounding food waste in America. The assumptions, the realities, and the steps that need to be taken next.
Customers often ask why we don't use glass containers, because glass seems like it would be the most environmentally-friendly material to use. Well, here are the multiple reasons why we chose to use BPA-free containers instead...
Fresh Cold-Pressed Juice VS Coffee.. The health benefits of fresh juice and the unknown negatives of coffee. It's worth it to make the swap!
Urban logistics - How we successfully deliver at scale in the most sustainable way... on a bike! Our methods of delivery are layed out step by step.
The benefits of cold-pressed juice vs other types of juices! We compare cold-press juicing to heat-based juicing methods. Think before you drink!