Hudson Valley Grocery Store Plans To Have Only Eco-Friendly Packaging
A grocery store chain with multiple Hudson Valley locations plans to only have reusable, recyclable, and compostable packaging in the future.
Tree Hugger reports that Aldi is going green in the next 6 years. By 2025, Aldi plans to use only reusable, recyclable, and compostable packaging. This is their way of tackling the global plastic crisis. You've probably noticed that many other grocery chains are cutting back on single-use plastic bags.
Aldi has over 1,800 stores nationwide. They have created a set of goals to help with the plastic problem in the U.S. By 2025, Aldi also wants to reduce the overall packaging of Aldi exclusive products by 15%. According to Tree Hugger, Aldi also aims to have 100% of their Aldi exclusive products to have a How2Recycle label by 2020. Also by 2020, Aldi aims to implement an initiative to make private-label product packaging easier for customers to reuse.
Aldi has locations in Newburgh, Wappingers Falls, and Kingston.