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Supermarkets are Bringing in Leaves Instead of Plastic and its Proving to Be Cost-Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

by Hailey

With pollution corrupting the environment at a pace faster than it ever has, any measure taken to reduce the amount of plastic and garbage ending up in landfills matters.

Fortunately, some supermarkets across Asia have decided to use eco-friendly methods to package their vegetables: leaves! It isn't harmful, it's creative, and it looks pleasing to the eye.

Personally, I'm a big fan of both the way this new wrapping looks and works. What more could you ask for than an efficient way to reduce plastic consumption than greens wrapped in greens? Who knew pure genius came in the form of rolled-up leaves, huh?

This is what the new packaging looks like:

This is what the new packaging looks like:

I'm wondering what type of leaf they use, because those look pretty large.

I'm wondering what type of leaf they use, because those look pretty large.

Producing near-zero waste after shopping is the ideal future.

Producing near-zero waste after shopping is the ideal future.

I'd love to see more discussion online about methods to reduce waste production.

I'd love to see more discussion online about methods to reduce waste production.

I'm all for this specific method, though.

I'm all for this specific method, though.

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