US: A Whole New Kind Of Grocery Store Is Coming To The Market

In recent years, a spate of no-waste markets have popped up across Europe. In cities like Berlin, Vienna and Barcelona, shop owners have a simple philosophy: Pre-empt waste from bags and packages by simply not offering them. Now the trend is heading across the ocean.

Read the full article on the Huffington Post website

NAM Implications:
  • Given the 80% reduction in plastic carrier-bag usage following the imposition of a 5p charge in the UK, this anti-waste initiative could be very successful…
  • Adding to the ‘making do’ tendencies of savvy consumers in response to austerity moves in the market.