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No-Waste Grocery Store to Open: Patrons will bring their food-storage containers and bags for transport. Items t...

No-Waste Grocery Store to Open: Patrons will bring their food-storage containers and bags for transport. Items t...

A grocery store called in.gredients will open this year in Austin, Texas and the owners say it will be package and waste free. Food items will be kept in bulk bins and no plastic bags will be given to customers. Patrons will bring their food-storage containers and bags for transport. Items they will sell are very much what you would find at a health food store: produce, organic grains, spices, loose leaf teas and coffee beans, dried fruits and nuts, baking items (flours, sugars, etc.), oils, dairy, beer and wine. Their products will be organic or all-natural. In their press release, one of the founders explained , “Truth be told, what’s normal in the grocery business isn’t healthy for consumers or the environment. 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...

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