Did you know?

A walk down to your neighbourhood store to buy groceries and essentials will not only reduce air pollution, but will also mean less packaging waste in our landfills that is generated every day from e-commerce packaging (200 million plastic bags per day, to be specific).

Not to forget, the personalised service and the joy of simple conversations.

Take a look at how corner stores score brownie points when it comes to shopping with a low carbon footprint.

Infographic: Green reasons to shop from small retail stores

So, the next time you think about clicking the mouse to order an essential item, think about instead paying a visit to your humble, neighbourhood store. The environment will thank you!