24 Jun '11, 3pm

First Packaging-Free, Zero-Waste Grocery Store In US Coming To Austin, Texas @treehugger

In.gredients plans to become the country's very first "package-free, zero waste grocery store." GOOD describes the store in this fitting and awesome way: "It's as if the specialty bulk food section rebelled and took over the rest of a traditional grocery store." GOOD outlines the benefits of bulk food in numbers: Americans add 570 million pounds of food packaging to their landfills each day, while pre-packaged foods force consumers to buy more than they need, stuffing their bellies and their trash bins: 27 percent of food brought into U.S. kitchens ends up getting tossed out. A lot of supermarkets now do have bulk food sections for dry goods, but they're obviously a minor part of a much larger store that specializes in bulk packaging. And buying liquids in bulk is not even an option. Bringing Bulk-Purchasing Back There used to be stores around the country that had bulk sup...

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