Whole Foods Market - Stop Plastic Waste Galore!
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Dear Mr. Mackey and Whole Foods Management:
Please Practice What You Preach. Stop Plastic Waste Galore!
Under your company values: Wise Environmental Practices..."We respect our environment and recycle, reuse, and reduce our waste wherever and whenever we can."
We wish it were so.
#1) How is it Whole Foods intentionally plastic wraps together six bottles of Whole Foods sparkling water for sale and considers this reducing waste?
#2) How can Whole Foods still sell produce in unnecessary plastic “fish-net” packaging material, which is known to end up in our waterways and landfill, and is lethal to wildlife?
SOLUTION: The unnecessary packaging of all products must stop immediately for the sake of the planet, and the health and well-being of all animals.
Implement true, earth friendly, reduced packaging practices by 12/31/16.
We want Whole Foods to step-up in a huge way and become a true retail leader in reducing packaging and waste, as stated in your company values. It seems, creating a much stronger sustainability team to implement your stated values is necessary immediately. As we know, Whole Foods has purchasing power and can absolutely change the packaging of your suppliers. Example: Do not order any produce in fishnet packaging. Have produce loose. Customers can purchase as many as they'd like, using bags from home, or using provided bio-bags or small paper bags, which are re-usable or compostable.
We look forward to a reply from Whole Foods management by 11/30/16 to this petition, with an action plan your company will implement by 1/31/17, or sooner, in regard to reducing packaging waste. Start 2017 by following your stated value, "reduce our waste wherever and whenever we can."
Sandy Weil, and all those who have signed this petition.
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