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15 Zero-Waste Grocery Initiatives

From Zero Waste Grocery Tips to Sustainable Bulk Flour Bags

— August 28, 2021 — Eco
Committing to zero-waste grocery initiatives is both the responsibility of the store, as well as of the individual. As moves to sustainability are a growing concern, there are many products and a lot of information that will help people adopt an eco-friendly shopping lifestyle.

A great example of an innovative waste-reducing solution is the Finland-based grocery store chain S-Market. The company has introduced a "happy hour" that begins after 9 PM every evening. During this time window, customers can purchase soon-to-expire food at deeply discounted prices. An organic supermarket, based in Belgium, has also introduced a sustainability grade program for food that is based on 11 factors.

It is a good idea for individuals to look for stores that are proactively rolling out zero-waste grocery initiatives. It is also advisable that shoppers opt-in to bringing their own bags and containers—like Big Bee, Little Bee's Farmer's Market Cotton Mesh Bag and/or Life Without Plastic's bulk flour bags.
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