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Reshaping retail with plastic- and packaging-free stores

Sustainable Haus Mercantile is a small store in New Jersey helping consumers change their buying habits by offering a variety of sustainable products and packaging options. Owner Janette Spiezio takes sustainability to the next level by making many of the products she sells in stores. She offers products such as laundry detergent soap, cleaning products, and reusable replacements for napkins and paper towels. Her store is eliminating the environmental impact of purchasing single-use items, while also showing consumers how easy it is to make the switch. Her store helps sets the precedent of reusables in the circular economy to help companies implement extended producer responsibility. Read more.

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