Grocery stores are packed with plastic. Some are changing.

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: April 22

Year of Publication: 2019

Publication City: Washington, DC

Publisher: National Geographic Society

Author(s): Alejandra Borunda


Food packaging makes up a huge proportion of plastic waste in the U.S. Some stores are beginning to wean themselves off it.

Brooklyn, New York. At Precycle, an airy grocery store in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood, shoppers can find spices and fruit, grains and pasta, fresh olives and tofu, toothbrushes and floss, and many other household basics. What they won’t find? Plastic.

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