Exciting News! 31 years after beginning Earth’s General Store in 1991, Michael Kalmanovitch has officially retired. After so many years of hard-work and sacrifice, it gives us great joy to wish him a wonderful retirement, as he heads out on an epic bike adventure. For so many years, Michael’s work and passion has been …
Seems we are hitting it out of the ballpark with so many new items. Here is a short video about the new items on February 2nd, 2021 New items to help people reduce their plastic footprint: All sorts of brushes with wooden handles – scrub brush, body brush, face brush, body brushes with long handles; …
We all want a safe and healthy present and future for our descendants – our children but to get there we need to take actions. Thousands of little actions will help build that world that we want for them. Reusing bags and containers instead of getting new packaging each time you shop will help build that foundation for a vibrant future. Remember your bags!
Earth’s General Store is moving into our next evolution. April will see us dramatically reduce the use of single-use plastic bags in our store. AS of May 1st, 2019 we will not offer single-use plastic produce bags and plastic bags for people to fill up from our bulk products.
A few weeks ago, a fellow was in the store and made a comment that he had heard that bulk was more than our packaged products. I kind of took umbrage to this statement and said bulk is almost always less costly to the purchaser than a packaged product. Bulk is Almost Always Less! This person …
Edmonton’s Earth’s General Store is leading the way when it comes to reducing waste from plastic packaging. For over 27 years they have offered refilling for many products and over the past few years, they have expanded their offerings. People are embracing a plastic reduced lifestyle and shopping experience. This is part of our War on Waste.
Here are some of my tips on reducing your plastic footprint and start on your way to be a zero-waste shopper.
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