When it comes to going green, Spartan Stores is looking at both the chicken and the egg. The wholesaler, which also operates 100 retail stores in Michigan, has started packaging its Spartan brand eggs in molded fiber cartons. These containers, which are made from recycled paper and plant fibers, are 100% biodegradable and are widely recognized as a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional styrofoam packages. They also, according to the company, provide better cushioning for ...

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