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Progress toward plastic-free:
PCC Community Markets eliminates more than 80 percent of petroleum-based deli packaging from its stores

Nation’s largest community-owned food market and grocery leader in sustainability to unveil new, open source compostable packaging logo

PCC Community Markets (PCC), the nation’s largest community-owned food market, today introduced a collection of new compostable deli containers to its 11 Puget Sound-area stores. This change will eliminate more than 8 million pieces of petroleum-based plastic packaging from the supply chain each year, which accounts for more than 80 percent of the plastic packaging used in PCC’s scratch-made deli. The container is one item in the retailer’s growing collection of compostables — the co-op set a goal in 2018 to eliminate all petroleum-based packaging from its deli by 2022.

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