DIY Reusable Produce Bags
I meant to post this on Monday for Earth Day, but life happens, right? (Besides, every day is a good day to become better caretakers of this precious earth we enjoy!) Most of us by now have a decent stash of cloth grocery bags for packing up our groceries at the check-out, but still rely on the plastic produce bags for small fruits and veggies. These easy homemade reusable produce bags are a simple way to reduce the amount of trash your family generates. I made 8 bags in less than an hour…
This Is What A Zero-Waste Grocery Store Looks Like
It's difficult enough for one person to live a zero-waste lifestyle ; can you imagine if an entire grocery store tried it? Well, one market in Berlin, Germany is actually making it happen. At Original Unverpackt , you won't find produce bags, paper bags, or, well, any kind of bags.
America’s First Packaging-Free Grocery Store
It’s such a smart idea it’s a wonder that it doesn’t exist in this country already: a grocery store entirely free of packaging. No bags, Styrofoam, plastic, or paper — just bulk-style food. Fill your own containers with grains, spices, and even wine and beer. Is it coming to your neighborhood?America’s first packaging-free grocery, In.gredients, is slated to open in Austin, TX this fall.
Tastemakers :: in.gredients
The Brothers Lane will be satisfied at nothing. No waste, that is. Founders of the country’s first zero-waste grocery, brothers Joseph, Patrick, and Christian Lane, along with partner Christopher Pepe, were concerned about how much food packaging gets thrown in...
In.gredients - Possibly the coolest grocery store ever - REconomy
Here’s a great article about a “packaging-free grocery store” written by Beth Terry and originally posted here. We think you will find it so inspirational that you might want to start up your own in your local community. After learning about the devastating effects of plastic pollution on the environment and human health, accountant Beth …
Done With Excess Food Packaging? Some Grocery Stores Are.
This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. If you've ever been annoyed with the bag of cereal inside a box (why not just have a bag,...
The New Zero Waste Grocery Store – an Idea from the Past
Zero waste stores is a new term, but it's an old concept. What does the past teach us about less packaging, less consumption, and fewer items to throw away?
Waste not, want this
Stuffing the junkyard of your stomach while lessening our reliance on landfills, In.gredients is a Manorhood grocer aiming to come as close to zero-waste as possible by encouraging you to bring your own containers for everything except meat and dairy, whose packaging is closely regulated by the state to ensure dangerous bacteria doesn't get In.it.