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How To Recycle Your HelloFresh Box Into An Easy Halloween Costume

Lifestyle October 16, 2018

Skip the party store crowds this year. You already have everything you need for an easy Halloween costume, HelloFresh style. 

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Pamela Davis says:

I sent a message that I did NOT want to subscribe to hello,fresh. I was not impressed with the menu choices and can shop at Publix easier and less expensive than Hello Fresh. Repeat…i do NOT WISH TO SBSCRIBE YO HEKKO,FRESH.

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Pamela– If you have placed an order with us, you’ll be automatically subscribed. You’ll need to unsubscribe in your account page or shoot us an email at hello@hellofresh.com.

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20 Thoughts Everyone Has Before Labor Day Weekend

Lifestyle August 17, 2018

You may be experiencing a million feelings heading into Labor Day weekend, like how on earth did September creep up so quickly?! But rest assured, we’re all thinking the (...)

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Download The New HelloFresh Chrome Plugin!

Lifestyle August 10, 2018

You’re one click away from the most mouth-watering new tab page on Google Chrome EVER. 

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Join HelloFresh In Celebrating Pride Month This June

Lifestyle June 1, 2018

Here at HelloFresh, we're proud to support diversity and inclusiveness on and off the plate. After all, it's the variety of tastes, textures, and delicious details that makes every recipe (...)

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10 Easy Ways To Make Cooking More Fun

Lifestyle April 26, 2018

Call us crazy, but we’re pretty sure cooking can be fun — and yes, even on busy weeknights (gasp!). Continue reading to find out how. 

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Karen Howard says:

Hellofresh my package came today at 12:45 everything was completely thawed the boxes were wet the bags were wet and the ice was all melted can I get this replaced

Jacqueline Parisi says:

We’re so sorry to hear that, Karen! Definitely not up to our standards. Please feel free to reach out to our Customer Care team at 646-846-FOOD (3663). They’d be happy to sort this out for you.

Jessica says:

Even the dinners that I was sure I’d ruined have still tasted great! HelloFresh has taught me a lot of new skills in the kitchen. Before, the extent of my cooking was boil pasta and add sauce haha!

Jacqueline Parisi says:

That’s what we love to hear, Jessica! So happy you’re a part of the HelloFresh family.

Arvella Franks says:

I have not received an email allowing me to select next week’s menu. The same thing happened last week and when I contacted you about it was told the deadline had passed.

Please be informed I wish to skip receiving meals until I receive the opportunity of choice in menu.

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Linda– Jordan here, the head of our community team. Sorry about that! Please chat with us at hellofresh.com in the bottom right corner. We can look into the email issue and help you out with your account.

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Out-of-The-Box Ideas For Recycling Your HelloFresh Packaging

Lifestyle April 20, 2018

Earth Day is this Sunday, and we’re celebrating in a BIG way here at HelloFresh with out-of-the-box recycling projects to inspire you to put that packaging to good use.

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Lisa says:

I am curious as to whether I can use the filling of the frozen bag in with some of my planters to help keep the soil moist and reduce the amount of times I need to water my plants.

SARAH says:

Could the cotton insulation be safely repurposed for sleeping bag filler?

Jordan Schultz says:

Good question– One which we’d have to check with our supplier about.

Michael says:

Why can your bags and cotton insulation simply be sanitized and reused by you? When next weeks shipment comes in, the carrier picks up last weeks box, and you can simply reuse it. This saves on industrial energy use to mfg the carton, the cold packs and the cotton insulation. Though it would mean you would want some kind of simple wash system for the plastic liners in the event that something previously leaked. I haven’t seen any leakage from any of your shipments yet, but I’m sure it’s happened. If the carrier sees signs of damage to last weeks delivery, they can simply leave it and the customer can recycle it as described.

ANNE says:

LOVE this idea! My friend and I were just discussing this very same idea this past werkend!

Jordan Schultz says:

Isn’t it great? What’s your favorite?

David says:

I plan on lining my garage attic with the insulation. I will get back to everyone if I notice a difference 😉

Jordan Schultz says:

Keep us posted! We’re excited to hear the results!

Pip says:

Is the Summer liner recycled cotton filler safe from irritants? It would be great if they could be donated to animal rescue for bedding.

Jamie says:

Can the cotton lineing be used as stuffing for sewing projects? Stuffed animals, blankets, pet beds?

Jordan Schultz says:

We don’t see why not! In fact, it sounds like a great idea. Let us know if you create anything with it.

Sophia says:

Hi there! I love that most of your shipping products are recyclable. I was wondering if you would be able to provide more information on the website in regards to the cotton/plant based insulation used. Is is or isn’t it compostable, and maybe provide links or helpful keywords like “organic composting” to help people find out where they can compost in their neighborhoods. Also have they considered a program where customers could send back “empty” boxes with freezer packs and insulation to be reused?

Monica says:

Just received my first Hello Fresh box, the food looks great but was shocked at how much waste there is in the packaging. Obviously the cardboard and plastic bags are easy enough but the large gel packs and cotton batting are appear to be trash. I would love to see a response to the previous poster, Sophia, who asked about returning these items for re-use. Not sure if I will continue with shipments if there is this much waste in the packaging.

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Monica! At the moment, we don’t have any way for you to return your packaging to us. The ice pack is made with a gentle salt-based refrigerant. You can dump this in the trash once melted and recycle the plastic.

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How HelloFresh Managed To Donate Over 1 Million Meals

Lifestyle April 17, 2018

To date, HelloFresh has donated over one million meals, effectively reducing landfill waste by 65%. And with Earth Day right around the corner, now seems like a pretty perfect time to celebrate these milestones. 

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Sy Ro says:

What an awesome program. Thanks for keeping us updated! Do you ever have any leftover boxes from last-minute cancellations or other snafus?

Do you donate those food items too?

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How to Make Your Home Smell Like Spring

Lifestyle March 30, 2018

Spring is in the air, and thanks to these DIY natural room scents, it smells like a fresh garden bursting with herby, citrusy goodness. 

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Leslie O. says:

These look wonderful! I’ll have to try some of these combinations soon. I always suspected that throwing away citrus peels was a bad idea…

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QUIZ: What Do Your Wine Habits Say About Your Personality?

Eat March 23, 2018

Would you rather be drinking wine at a fancy dinner party or in pajamas with your feet up? Take this quiz to find out, and be sure to check out the HelloFresh Wine Club perfect for every sippin’ style.

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Danielle says:

My favorite wine is made by Sutter Home White Zinfedel

Jordan Schultz says:

Love a sensible White Zin!

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How To Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products For Spring

Lifestyle March 21, 2018

Go green this spring with all natural, 5-ingredient cleaning products and air fresheners.  

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Kimberley says:

i want to suspend this for a while

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Hi Kimberley – no problem! You’re always in charge and can easily skip a week by clicking My Deliveries, then Skip Week. Just be sure to let us know by 11:59pm PST 5 days prior to your next scheduled delivery so we can alert our suppliers.

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