Global Zero Waste Supermarkets
From eliminating packaging to offering locally sourced food items, these 10 supermarkets are paving the path for the future of sustainable grocery shopping.
10 Zero Waste Supermarkets from Around the Globe
Supermarkets across the world are taking measures to gain the status of zero waste. From eliminating packaging to offering mostly locally sourced food items, these 10 supermarkets are paving the path for the future of sustainable grocery shopping.
Granel — Barcelona, Spain
Granel (which translates to “bulk”) offers a selection of cereal, dry fruit, pasta, rice, honey, soap, oil, spices, etc., most of which are seasonal, locally sourced and available in bulk. Granel’s philosophy is based on an honest selling process, and the store stands behind it’s concept of buying only what you need. At Granel, customers can choose their portions of certain products, which helps eliminate food wasted from buying too much of something. Customers can also opt to use the store’s recyclable and compostable packaging or bring their own, which also helps reduce waste.
Source: 10 Zero Waste Supermarkets from Around the Globe