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Loop startup uses milkman-like service to promote recycling, sustainability
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New Jersey-based recycling business TerraCycle launched its “circular shopping system,” Loop, in 2019 to “save the world from single-use plastics.” And since then, environmentally conscious consumers have been able to shop for groceries and household products that come in refillable containers.
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Couriers who work with Loop pick up the containers for free at a scheduled time, so the packaging can be cleaned and reused – much like the service milkmen provided American families in the 1950s and 1960s.