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Calgary shops preparing to do business without single-use plastics – Calgary
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Calgary shops preparing to do business without single-use plastics – Calgary

Local shops in Calgary are preparing to do business without single-use plastics. However, if customers were to shop at Canary Refillery and Zero Waste Market in the city’s northwest, they would notice there are no single-use plastics to be found anywhere.Owner Lisa Whitford said that was the plan when the market opened four years ago.“When we started this, that was part of the goal… to do something that would not have a huge impact on the environment,” she said.The waste-free refillery on Kensington Road allows customers to bring in their own containers and refill them with good like shampoo, soap, household cleaners as well as laundry and dishwashing soaps and powders.Whitford said since the market opened its doors, it has worked with suppliers to limit the amount of packaging br...