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Trader Joe's Is Listening to Customers and Reducing Plastic In Its Stores


From the fair prices to the friendly employees to the snacks on snacks on snacks, there are endless reasons to grocery shop at Trader Joe's. But for eco-conscious consumers, there's one big reason not to — the excessive plastic use. Luckily, Trader Joe's heard customer complaints loud and clear, and has announced its intention to reduce plastic use in several areas of the store. 

A representative for Greenpeace shared the news with Green Matters in a press release on Monday, March 4. Greenpeace recently started a petition directed towards Trader Joe's leadership team, asking them to make changes to the store's packaging, and the petition garnered more than 100,000 signatures. So in case you need proof that asking companies to become more sustainable works, here it is.