Retailer Muji converts all plastic beverage bottles into aluminum cans

Originally published on Sora News by Krista Rogers

The minimalist home goods, apparel, and food chain enacts a plan to be more environmentally conscious.

As of April 23, Japanese retailer Muji has stopped selling beverages in plastic bottles at all store locations nationwide. Certain drink products will be discontinued once their stock is depleted while the packaging for 12 remaining products has been converted into aluminum cans.

▼ Muji’s 12 new aluminum cans, composed of seven teas and five soft drinks

Plastic bottles, known as “PET bottles” in Japan as an abbreviation for polyethylene terephthalate (a lightweight plastic belonging to the polyester family), are commonly

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