We love that people are embracing the concept of refilling their own containers – Refill Don’t Landfill! In the past, we have accepted extra donated containers and bags from people. Unfortuantely, this has got a little out of hand so we have to put in some measures to control the flood of containers and bags.
Garden of Life, a product line that produces an excellent line of Certified Organic and Non-GMO Verified supplements, is being bought by Nestle. We do not wish to channel any of our money into Nestle’s bank account so we dropped this product line. We will not carry Garden of Life products.
I want to boast that our Shopping Bag Reduction Program is Working! We reward people with a 5 cent discount on their purchase when they bring their own bag (shopping, plastic bag, or produce mesh bag) or container (a mason jar, maple syrup bottle, etc) to reuse.
Our store is asking the City of Edmonton to support our call for a Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban in the City of Edmonton. Please sign this petition.
Canadians eat more bananas than any other single fruit. Unfortunately, bananas do not grow in Canada, so we must import them from much warmer regions and the cost to do so continues to increase. There are just two importers of Fairtrade Bananas in Canada: Equifruit based in Quebec, and our supplier, Discovery Organics, based in …
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July 3rd is Plastic Bag Free Day. Please consider eliminating or reducing your use of single use plastic bags. Reuse Don’t Landfill!
Reuse Don’t Landfill! Another example how Earth’s General Store does things differently than any other store. We salvaged these bags that were destined for the waste stream so that our customers can reuse them before they are recycled. Reusing shows respect and honours the resources that went into making them.
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