Our Guide on Food Hygiene and Safety Practices with Reusable Containers
In order to make your life easier, we have summarized for you the Food Hygiene and Safety Guidelines (MAPAQ) to follow to make zero-waste purchases safely. This guide is intended for the use of merchants and customers.
COVID-19: Note that as of April 20, 2020, health authorities have not recommended any changes to current practices regarding the use of reusable containers for businesses offering bulk products, but strongly suggest that businesses improve their sanitary measures during the pandemic. You will find more answers to your questions on the Quebec government’s COVID-19 website.
Improved Sanitary Measures & print files
To help answer your questions about improved sanitary measures, Circuit Zéro Déchet has joined Maillon Vert to produce an informative flyer available free of charge from businesses that sell bulk products. Download for free the sanitary instructions for bulk to avoid the risks of contamination.
Download our free basic sanitary instructions on the use of reusable containers in stores with a food service offering.
- Poster “We accept your clean containers & instruction“
- Guide on food safety practices for the management of reusable containers and other objects (FR only)