Wal-Mart to Sell Only Concentrated Detergents

The laundry aisle is in for a big change following Wal-Mart’s announcement yesterday that it plans to sell only concentrated liquid laundry detergents at all of its U.S. stores and Sam’s Clubs by 2008.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — The laundry aisle is in for a big change following Wal-Mart’s announcement yesterday that it plans to sell only concentrated liquid laundry detergents at all of its U.S. stores and Sam’s Clubs by 2008. Wal-Mart is making the change to help the environment, as the concentrated versions use about half the water of regular liquids, resulting in packaging that requires about 20% to 40% less plastic. The move is projected to save more than 400 million gallons of water, more tha

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