Reduce, reuse … refill? Some stores are offering products without the packaging
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With less than 10% of all plastic being recycled in the U.S., some stores are offering consumers a way to change the recycling equation by selling refillable products in reusable containers. Customers bring their own reusable containers to these so-called “refill stations,” fill them with a product — shampoo or lotion, for example — and pay by the ounce.
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