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Bulk Items 5% off today at Common Ground

To celebrate Earth Day, all bulk items are 5% off today at Common Ground Food Co-op. This includes food, tea, coffee, supplements, and herbs. 

Here are some fun facts about buying in bulk: 

– A shopper can save an average of 89 percent by purchasing natural and organic foods in the bulk foods aisle of a grocery store.

– If coffee-drinking Americans purchased all of their coffee in bulk for one year, nearly 240,000,000 pounds of foil packaging would be saved from entering a landfill.

– Americans purchased all their almonds in bulk for one year, 72,000,000 pounds of waste would be saved from a landfill.

– If the average American family bought peanut butter in bulk for 1 year, 7 lbs. of waste saved from landfill per family.

SOURCE: Portland State University’s Food Industry Leadership Center (FILC) on behalf of The Bulk is Green Council (BIG)

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