02 Aug '11, 12pm

Nation's First Package-Free Grocery Store To Open in Austin, TX: The nation's first package-free, zero-waste gro...

The nation's first package-free, zero-waste grocery store is opening this fall in Austin, Texas. The store, in.gredients, touts its unique business model as the "next step" in solving a variety of problems in today's food industry. The store promises to be an alternative to supermarket-style shopping, featuring local, organic food products, offering cooking classes and gardening activities on-site, and hosting a variety of community-oriented events geared toward promoting healthy living. "Truth be told, what's normal in the grocery business isn't healthy for consumers or the environment," in.gredients co-founder Christian Lane says. "In addition to the unhealthiness associated with common food processing, nearly all the food we buy in the grocery store is packaged, leaving us no choice but to continue buying packaged food that's not always reusable or recyclable. Our goal ...

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