Morgantown area businesses are making efforts to reduce their plastic usage and recycle whenever possible.
Three businesses in particular are striving to keep their establishments as environmentally conscious as possible, despite the notable economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dana Hantel, general manager at Mountain People’s Co-op, said the market has made many efforts to eliminate extensive usage of plastic products and offers plastic alternatives for sale.
Hantel said some of the plastic alternative products to choose from at Mountain People’s Co-op are shampoo, lotion and shave soap bars packaged in cardboard, and bulk handmade soaps provided by different local artisans.
Mountain People’s Co-op also sells laundry detergent in bulk so customers can bring their own reusable containers, such as glass jars, and refill them at the store.
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