A Canadian grocery chain announced that it will allow customers to use their own containers to purchase certain food items. We analyze why this decision matters and examine how other CPG companies are shifting towards sustainable packaging.
Canadian grocery chain Metro recently announced that it will allow customers to use their own reusable containers for purchasing certain fresh and cooked foods.
This follows ALDI‘s commitment to only use “reusable, recyclable or compostable” packaging by 2025, and P&G launching reusable packaging program for some of its home products. Unilever-owned ice cream chain Ben & Jerry’s also stopped offering plastic straws and spoons in its stores.