Reduce, reuse … refill? Some stores are offering products without the packaging

Sue Carpenter Feb 17, 2020
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The refill station at No Tox Life in Los Angeles lets customers buy products like dishwasher detergent and hand soap from large glass jugs and pay by the ounce. Sue Carpenter

Reduce, reuse … refill? Some stores are offering products without the packaging

Sue Carpenter Feb 17, 2020
The refill station at No Tox Life in Los Angeles lets customers buy products like dishwasher detergent and hand soap from large glass jugs and pay by the ounce. Sue Carpenter
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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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