Package Free Shop: a zero-waste convenience store

People may be increasingly aware of how single-use plastics harm the environment, but acting on this knowledge is difficult. New York’s Package Free Shop offers an easy way to join the zero-waste movement by selling a range of sustainable products and educating people how to use them.

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From ever-growing landfills to concerns that even drinking water is being contaminated by microfibers, plastic’s negative impact on the environment has become undeniable. In an effort to combat this form of pollution, Package Free Shop is helping eco-conscious Brooklynites pare back the amount of trash they produce day-to-day by offering a range of reusable and ‘post-consumer’ goods ranging from toothbrushes to laundry detergent.