10 Jan '18, 4am

Petition to cut excess packaging at Cold Storage, Giant supermarkets gets 5,500 signatures

Petition to cut excess packaging at Cold Storage, Giant supermarkets gets 5,500 signatures

If you often go supermarket shopping, you might have noticed that quite a number of fruits and veggies at Cold Storage and Giant are individually packed: Photo via Change.org petition One Vivien Cheong noticed this, and it stirred her to start an online petition to highlight the issue to the stores. And over the past week, it has gained some attention online, racking up in excess of 5,500 signatures. Advertisement Her message was simple: “There has been an unnecessary use of cling wrap and plastic particularly on fresh produce at the various Cold Storage and Giant supermarkets in Singapore. As consumers we would like to eliminate the unnecessary use of plastic to help our community strive towards a more sustainable future and create awareness on the importance of a zero waste lifestyle.” Packaging “applied by suppliers” to reduce damage, preserve “organic integrity” In a s...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/cold-storage-giant-excess-p...

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