Green Retail Growing Steadily
Environmentally-friendly shops have been popping up over the past two years. They are changing consumer habits through reduced packaging.
The aroma of spices wafts through the Saruga Package-Free Shopping Store. The unique odors of green chireta, cardamom, cloves, pepper, ginger, garlic, lime leaves, coffees, and flour intermingle in this retail shop in Jalan Taman Bintaro Sector 1, Pesanggrahan, South Jakarta. It feels like being in an air-conditioned kitchen when meals are being prepared.
Adi Asmawan has arranged tens of glass jars on a dark wooden rack which hangs on a...