Zero-waste grocery store Scoop Marketplace will soon open a new brick-and-mortar shop in Kirkland.
The company is a relatively new venture. Scoop owner and CEO Stephanie Lenz was inspired to start an eco-friendly, zero-waste business in 2017 after becoming a parent. Until then, she hadn’t realized how many more goods are disposed of when you have children.
After researching the many negative impacts of plastics, microplastics, and other forms of disposable waste pollution on the environment, she knew it was time to take action.
“We began to make a lot of changes in our lifestyle, and started using reusables wherever possible and just making some little adjustments,” said Lenz.
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