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Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Article-Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Precycle is a bulk grocery store that encourages sustainable shopping.

Precycle, a new zero waste grocery store in Brooklyn, N.Y., has a focus on sustainable shopping. The store, which aims to be zero waste, sells items in bulk and gives customers the option of bringing their own reusable bags and containers or purchasing them at the store.

Grocery stores with similar concepts have popped up across the globe over the past few years.

PIX11 has more:

When it comes to grocery shopping in New York City, one of the main topics of conversation is whether or not they should put a tax on plastic bags or eliminate them all together.

One grocery store in Brooklyn is taking it to the next level.

Shoppers don't just need to bring their own bags, they need to bring their own containers too. That's because the goal at Precycle is zero waste.

Read the full story here.

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