The plastic-free stores showing the big brands how to do it

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Retailers at the vanguard of Britain’s zero-waste movement say business is booming, so why are major supermarkets not doing more to cut plastic waste?

In the past few weeks Richard Eckersley has noticed a change in the type of people who come into his shop.

The former Manchester United footballer, who turned his back on the game to set up the the UK’s first “zero waste” store on Totnes high street in Devon, says it is no longer only committed environmentalists who pop in, looking for a cleaner way to shop.

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