Consumers are interested in reducing their plastic waste, but do they really have the choice at a grocery store?
This CBC News story gives is a great overview of the problem: Canada’s Major Grocery Chains Slow to Tackle the Mounting Problem of Reducing Plastic Waste.
This Marketplace program, Plastic Waste: The Supermarket Challenge (22 minutes) follows two families trying to reduce their plastic waste when shopping.
Seeing plastic bags from Canadian grocery stores in a dump in Malaysia really makes you want to reconsider unnecessary plastic!
A group of REAL people are exploring what they could do to be part of the solution. Contact Katie Hoffman, (613) 983-3360 if you would like know what the team is up to, or even join them.