A Sobeys in Timberlea, N.S., says it has one of many first parking heaps in Canada made virtually solely of post-consumer plastics diverted from native landfills.
The quantity of recycled plastics used within the parking zone asphalt combination equates to greater than six million plastic procuring luggage.
In a information launch, the corporate mentioned the initiative promotes plastic discount and reuse.
Sobeys labored with a Colchester County, N.S., firm referred to as Goodwood Plastic Merchandise to create the brand new asphalt pavement combination.
The inexperienced initiative is a part of Sobeys plans to take away plastic luggage from all its grocery shops in Canada by the top of January 2020. The chain mentioned eradicating the baggage from its 255 areas will take 225 million plastic grocery luggage out of circulation annually.
Earlier within the yr, Goodwood Plastic Merchandise paved a parking zone in Burnside, N.S., with asphalt that included two tonnes of fabric constituted of plastic procuring luggage.
The Timberlea Sobeys will even have a picnic bench on website made by Goodwood Plastic Merchandise that makes use of recycled plastics.
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