Campaigners hail development as Amsterdam shop uses devoted aisle of more than 700 items, with prepare for a nationwide roll-out
Shoppers in theNetherlandswill get the possibility to go toEurope’s very first plastic-free grocery store aisle on Wednesday in exactly what advocates declare is a turning point in the war on plastic contamination.
The shop in Amsterdam will open its doors at 11am when buyers will have the ability to select from more than 700 plastic-free items, all offered in one aisle.
Earlier this year, a Guardian examination exposedthat UK grocery stores were a significant source of plastic waste, producing 1m tonnes a year. And for the previous 12 meses, advocates have actually been requiring all grocery stores to use a plastic-free aisle.