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Product Refill Stations

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Of the 4 million plastic containers used every hour by Americans, only 25 percent of it is recycled.┬áThe rest is destined to spend 500 years or more in a landfill. But in 2001, Minnesota based social entrepreneur, Laurie Brown, was responsible for creating a machine that would extend the life of product containers and reduce waste. A born inventor, Brown made a name for herself selling her own brand of natural cleaning supplies. After success with her own retail store, she opened her second store, Restore the Earth, in 2000. Having watched as customers reduced waste by returning their empty… read more