The zero-waste initiative/concept is a part of the bigger goal - sustainability. In other words, there is no true sustainability without the elimination of waste in our daily lives. Get ready to discover seven shops in Bristol that offer you a sustainable alternative for the good of our planet.

1. Zero Green, , United Kingdom -

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Located at North Street, You'll find natural, plastic-free products in Zero Green. When you shop with them, you support sustainable and fair trade. Zero Green empowers its customers to live an Earth-friendly, plastic-free, and zero-waste lifestyle by helping to minimize the use of packaging that is polluting this beautiful planet. Suitable for the home and good for the environment, they are a harmful chemical-free zone, whether for cleaning or household products.

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Address:80 North St, Southville, Bristol BS3 1HJ, UK
Phone: +44 117 953 2072
Website: https://www.zerogreenbristol.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zerogreenbristol
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zerogreenbristol

2. Scoop Wholefoods Bristol, , United Kingdom -

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A convenient, one-stop-shop, Scoop Wholefoods, launched in the UK in 2019, is driven to improve people's health and well-being while safeguarding the planet for future generations. They strive to offer locally sourced products created by independent suppliers such as; pure and natural nourishing whole foods, amazing dishes, bulk foods, oils and vinegar, pantry, household and beauty products.

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Address:98A Whiteladies Rd, Redland, Bristol BS8 2QY, UK
Phone: +44 117 330 3366
Website: https://uk.scoopwholefoods.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScoopWholefoodsUK
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scoopwholefoods_uk

3. Simply Green Zero Waste, Portishead, United Kingdom -

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Bringing zero waste shopping to Nailsea at no added cost to the Earth and affordable prices, Simply Green is one outstanding sustainable shop. They use large dispensers, scoop systems, and jars to store products that would ordinarily be wrapped in single-use packaging.

Customers are urged to bring their containers to be refilled, thus eliminating the need for all of the unnecessary packaging, plus you get to buy exactly what you need! Household and personal essentials, a wide range of dried foods, and zero-waste lifestyle products are what you'll find in Simply Green.

You can also visit their other location at:
Address: 132, The, High St, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 1AH, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1275 560266

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Address:26 Victoria Square, Portishead, Bristol BS20 6AQ, UK
Phone: +44 1275 219574
Website: https://www.simplygreenzerowaste.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simplygreenzerowaste
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simplygreenzw

4. Zero Waste Pantry, Wrington, United Kingdom -

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Sustainable, organic, and local, this zero waste shop in Wrington is also aimed at enabling families to reduce food and plastic waste in their households. They have continued to show that the change our planet needs; is possible, making zero waste lifestyle accessible. The Ethical brand offers cleaning products and a range of basic cupboard goods such as flour, rice, pulses, loose leaf tea, herbs and spices, lentils, dried fruit, nuts, and many more.

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Address:4A High St, Wrington, Bristol BS40 5QA, UK
Website: http://www.zerowastepantry.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zerowastepantrywrington
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zerowastepantry

5. Preserve Foods, , United Kingdom -

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This family-owned small business also on Gloucester Road is driven by reducing plastic consumption and fighting climate change. They strive for sustainable, organic, vegan, and plastic-free shopping to be affordable and accessible to as many people as possible.

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Address:71 Westbury Hill, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS9 3AD, UK
Phone: +44 117 329 3232
Website: https://preservefoods.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/preservefoods
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/preserve_foods

6. Smaller Footprints, , United Kingdom -

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From beverages and foodstuff to cleaning items, this store also helps you avoid single-use packaging, leaving smaller footprints on Earth. Smaller Footprints has continued to provide a better alternative and more environmentally conscious approach to shopping.

Rice, pasta, beans, cereals, nuts (which you can grind on your own with nut butter), chocolate, herbs & spices, loose teas, coffee beans, honey, cooking oils, flours, sugar, cleaning products, and a range of environmentally conscious non-food items, are some of the things you can shop for, at Smaller Footprints. You should go in bags, jars, or boxes because that is what works. Dental products, toiletries, cosmetics, and cleaning products are also available in this shop.

Address:9 Regent St, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW, UK
Website: https://www.smallerfootprints.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SmallerFootprintsBristol
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smaller_footprints

7. Harvest Bristol, , United Kingdom -

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Situated at Gloucester Road, Harvest provides ethically assured, healthy and fairly-traded products that you can trust. Whole foods and other ethical alternatives for daily living are available here. Asides from being advocates of zero-waste and refillable, all their products are vegetarian or vegan, and many are organic.

Address:11 Gloucester Rd, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 8AA, UK
Phone: +44 117 942 5997
Website: http://www.harvest-bristol.coop
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harvestbristol
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harvestbristol

 


According to the UN, about 300 million tonnes of plastic waste are produced yearly. This is nearly equivalent to the weight of the entire human population. You would agree that such weight is too much for the planet to bear. These wastes do not only contribute to climate change but also the degradation of the natural environment, as well as the life it hosts. To bring the much-needed change and avoid unnecessary trips to the bin, you can shop from these zero waste shops. Protect the environment; it is part of our health!