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Watch: World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle

This store has managed to be more bio-friendly.

18 Jul 2018

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In an effort to reduce the hazardous environmental footprint, many supermarkets and chain restaurants have chosen to go plastic free.

So instead of plastic straws, restaurants and fast-food joints have adopted straws that are bio-friendly in order to stop damaging the environment. Read more about restaurants that say no to straws here.

A trend that has quickly caught on social media too.

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2,419 Likes, 45 Comments - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (@joyfulvegan) on Instagram: "Love this! It's simple choices that you can make to make a difference. * * * *#JoyfulVegan..."

Well, a supermarket in the Netherlands has an aisle that is completely plastic free.

And the bonus is that consumers don't have to pay an additional price for getting their food in the environment-friendly packaging.

You can read all about the plastic-free movement here.

Are you partaking in the plastic-free movement, let us know in the comments below.


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