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Zero Packaging Supermarket

Touch the Soil News #332 When it comes to food, you would not think of Copenhagen, Denmark as a place of globally-impacting innovation. However, Denmark is one of the first nations to experiment with zero-packaging supermarkets following on an example in Germany. It is estimated that almost 350 lbs. of packaging waste is generated on a per-person basis in the European Union. That equates to almost 1,400 lbs. per year for a family of four. For a nation like the U.S. whose food landscape is anchored in fast food – one wonders just how much that waste is. The LØS Market is Denmark’s first zero packaging supermarket set to open…

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