Sustainable packaging & groceries. Eliminating excess packaging & single-use plastics in food shopping
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CONDENSED CASE STUDY
ENVIRONMENTAL: Environmental awarenessIncreased environmental stewardshipIncreased resource utilisationReduced emissionsReduced waste
ECONOMIC: Increased competitivenessJob creationReduced spendingStimulating innovation
SOCIAL: Developing Social Capital in partnership with others (ie families, communities, businesses, trade unions, educational, voluntary organisations)Improved wellbeingIncreased access to services/productsIncreased employmentIncreased Human Capital - people's health, knowledge, skills and motivationIncreased quality of life
LOCATION CONTEXT: Rural, Urban
FUTURE POTENTIAL: Scaleable, Replicable
FACETCommunity, Food & Drink, Health & Wellbeing, Plastic, Procurement, Reuse, Waste Management
LEVEL: Micro - Company/Organisation
STAKEHOLDERS: Citizen, Knowledge Sector
BUSINESS MODEL: B2B - Business to Business, B2C - Business to Consumer
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STATUS & TIMELINE
TITLE: Unboxed Market
CONCEPT: Sustainable packaging & groceries. Eliminating excess packaging & single-use plastics in food shopping
As a one-stop grocery store, we are committed to eliminating single-use plastics and excess packaging wherever possible.
Customers can shop into their own containers or without packaging for their purchases.
We are working to reduce single-use plastics/excess packaging and create a shift in how groceries are sold/purchased.
LOCAL LANGUAGE DESCRIPTION: English