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Too much packaging at Trader Joe's? Local organizers hold anti-plastic demonstration in Mountain View

Original post made on Jul 26, 2022

Local grassroots organization 350 Silicon Valley held a peaceful demonstration at the Centennial Plaza in Mountain View on July 23, calling on Trader Joe's to reduce its single-use plastic packaging.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 11:31 AM

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Posted by PEG
a resident of North Whisman
on Jul 26, 2022 at 2:38 pm

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I am concerned that their mushrooms are packaged in black plastic containers which are not allowed in Mountain View's recycling. Why can't they be in a paper carton instead of any plastic container?


Posted by ivg
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jul 26, 2022 at 9:52 pm

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If you think Trader Joe's is bad, check out Ranch 99.


Posted by LongResident
a resident of another community
on Jul 27, 2022 at 11:18 am

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Safeway produce sections are 20 times as big as Trader Joe. That's where all the plastic gets bought. I refrain from TJ purchases in plastic because you can't check out the produce behind the package. Don't most people? They don't move as much produce as other stuff. Part of the activity in that area is prepared things ready to eat as in a Deli.


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