The U.S. uses 500 million plastic straws every day! Determined to reduce reliance on plastic and make it easier for people to create less waste, Lauren Singer opened Package Free in Brooklyn. She lives the store’s zero-waste ethos, all her waste from the last several years fits in a mason jar. A must see if you’re making the trip out to Brooklyn and interested in sustainable retail.
137 Grand St., Brooklyn
By Daniel Pallozzi