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6 Zero Waste & Refill Stores in Los Angeles
Shopping in bulk and organically is the most sustainable option when grocery shopping. To encourage you to shop more ethically this September, Taylor shares some of her favourite zero waste stores in the city where she spent her childhood, Los Angeles!
Re Grocery are on a mission to help you avoid single use plastic. Their beautiful store stocks over 400 refillable bulk produce which are organic too. If you can’t make it into the store, they also offer a well curated online shopping service where you can find superfoods, nuts and seeds, flours, legumes and more!
A queer-owned business that centers ethics at the core of everything they do. Otherwild have a strict list of morals that they stick to before stocking any brand. This small general store that has everything you need. From apothecary, apparel, houseware, kitchen, to all thing’s kids. They are currently offering curbside pickup along with shipping!
This refill station in Highland Park is your one stop shop for your daily necessities. At Sustain LA you’ll find refills for soap, shampoos, conditioners, organic DIY ingredients, cleaning products, and more. You can now even order online and pick your goodies contact-free.
Co-Op Market and Deli
Whenever I’m home in Los Angeles, this is where I shop. My Grandma used to take me to the Co-Op every week from the time I was a baby. You can get everything you need without any plastic. Bring your own bags and jars to grab all their bulk good, from spices to grains to teas. Plus, all of their fruits and vegetables are plastic-free and organic.
Situated in Venice, Recontained is an amazing refill shop for all thing’s beauty, home, and cleaning. They even make their own organic products! You can easily order online and pick up contact free. Recontained are totally transparent, and only ever use the best organic ingredients. Treat yourself to some plastic-free and organic beauty products for a spa night in.
Channel your inner herbalist at Wild Terra, where you’ll find a large selection of bulk organic biodynamic, and wildcrafted herbs, teas spices, local honeys, and more. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable herbalists, who are always around to offer advice. During these times you can of course order online.