August 31, 2020

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Algramo Helps New Yorkers Reduce Single-Use Plastic

Startup Algramo is helping low-income and plastic conscious consumers buy cleaning products without having to buy a whole new container.

The service is ideal for low-income consumers, because they only need to by the amount of product they need for a set price per ounce, similar to how consumers pay for gasoline. Consumers bring their containers back and refill them from a refill station.

“The goal is to get cleaning products and other essential items to consumers without creating the waste of single-use packaging,” says Bridget Croke, managing director at Closed Loop Partners, the investment firm that runs the fund and that is helping guide the new launch.

Algramo is currently in a laundromat in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn, two other pilot locations at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and in the Lower East Side and has plans to expand throughout New York and then to other parts of the U.S

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