Monday September 21, 2020

Time to BYO box as shop bins the waste

5th May, 2019
Kirstin MacDonagh and McKinley Neal, co-founders, Pax Whole Foods and Eco Goods Picture: Conor McKeown

Sustainable retailers McKinley Neal and Kirstin MacDonagh have opened a new zero-waste outlet in Westport, Co Mayo, selling food, personal care and household items in bulk to customers keen to forego the single-source plastic and paper packaging popular in mainstream retail.

Pax Whole Foods and Eco Goods opened on Market Lane last December. Customers can bring their own containers, which are weighed before and after they are filled to determine pricing.

The idea, said Neal,...

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