Choices Markets Kelowna takes steps toward sustainability

Choices Markets is removing single-use plastics from its shelves and offering reusable produce bags

Choices Markets in Kelowna is taking steps to become more sustainable and eco-friendly and complying to the Government of Canada’s announcement to ban single-use plastics by 2021.

As of July 1, 2019, the market has removed single-serve plastic water bottles off their shelves, started offering cardboard boxes instead of plastic bags, and started selling reusable produce bags.

The market also offers reusable bags and 100% post-consumer recycled paper bags but encourages patrons to bring their own reusable grocery bags whenever possible.

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For the month of July, customers who bring in water bottles 1L or smaller will receive free water refills to ease the transition away from single-use plastics.

More information about Choices Markets can be found on its website.


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