Inside America's Most Sustainable Supermarket
Austin's in.gredients is the country’s first zero-waste grocer. Here, Jonathan Bloom, a food waste expert and the author of American Wasteland, shows us the sustainable strategies used by the 1,300-square-foot retailer.
One of in.gredients’ main waste reduction strategies is getting shoppers to bring their own containers (also known as “precycling”). Before filling their containers, shoppers weigh them to avoid paying for those Tupperware ounces.