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.
Come and join us in this enlightening presentation about waste in our world and what we can do to address it. Zero-Waste Living with Bea Johnson will offer you inspiration to live your life with less waste being generated.
In an effort to encourage people to reduce the amount of packaging they consume in their daily lives we are launching our Wasteless Wednesday campaign. Find out how you can participate in #WastelessWednesday
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.
Our store offers an incredible and diverse opportunity for people to reduce their plastic footprint. Check out this bulk list of the products we carry in our store. Buy bulk and save money and resources!
As part of our Plastic-Free July campaign, we will have a special discount day in July called Refill Tuesday. Come and refill your liquid products on our Refill Tuesday and get 10% OFF. This is only for liquid products.
The majority of our customers bring in their own reusable bags but there are times when they forget or purchase more than they planned. At times like this we have reusable cardboard boxes for people to use and as part of our Plastic-Free July, we are going to launch the much delayed Take a Bag Leave a Bag program.
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