But the real selling point is offering low-income consumers a way to eliminate the “poverty tax,” where smaller sizes cost more by weight. Now you can get just as much as you need—for a set price per ounce.
Inside a laundromat in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn, it’s now possible to buy standard cleaning products like Pine-Sol without having to buy a whole new container. Instead you’ll be able to bring your old container back, and refill it yourself. The location is one of the first to pilot a new system from a startup called Algramo.
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