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Zero-Waste Service Taking on Amazon Is Taking Over D.C. With Record Growth

The Rounds — your local bulk shop meets modern day “milkman” — is expanding service to Georgetown, Woodley Park and Brookland.

With more neighborhood fulfillment centers and its fleet of e-bikes, The Rounds is building the future of sustainable city living by delivering your everyday essentials, like household, personal care and pantry products, in refillable containers with no cardboard or plastic packaging waste. The startup also announced additional Neighborhood Pickup spots in Arlington and Anacostia.

Designed as a local, sustainable alternative to Amazon, The Rounds partners with District favorites like Compass Coffee and Seylou Bakery to keep your home stocked sustainably and on autopilot.

“I used to use Amazon for everything. Now I use The Rounds as much as humanly possible throughout my apartment to avoid the package room altogether. I never have to even think about these things anymore.” — Ing S., The Rounds Member

The Rounds has rapidly expanded across The District.

“Our mission is to make everyday sustainable choices effortless, for everyone,” says co-founder and CEO Alexander Torrey. The green startup has no plan of slowing down anytime soon!

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