Solution: Package-free grocery chain. Owner: day by day. Strategy: Refill and prevention.
This grocery chain sells food and household products in bulk with no packaging. Customers use their own containers and purchase the weight/volume they need.
France, Belgium, Luxembourg
77 shops across France, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
Potential circular economy impact
This solution reduces the reliance on single-use packaging. It prevents packaging waste from ending up in recycling streams, landfill or incinerators.
People: Customers; suppliers; store staff.
Resources: Stores; containers; products to sell.
Technology: Website for promotion.
Implementation: Finding shop units; supplier contracts; logistics; store opening.