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!
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.
Introducing our new Refill Video! This video will give you an overview of the refilling process at our store. We have been doing this for over 27 years and we would to show people how it works at our store.
If you want to reduce your plastic footprint then come and check out our Refillery. You can refill almost 500 items from our store – many oft hem unique to our store. Read through our Introduction to Refilling and find out what to expect.
Plastic-free July. Get 1$ loyalty reward point for each bag/container you use/refill. We want to encourage you to reuse/refill for the month of July and for it to become a long-term habit.
Earth’s General Store offers free water refills to people from our water tap or from our filter. You do not need to be a customer to request a refill of your bottle or mug. The same is true for access to the washroom. People need these services available to them and they should not have to pay for them.
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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