Zero waste shops (UK and beyond) are a real force for showing how conscious consumerism can change how we buy and eat food.
UK residents can significantly cut down on single-use plastic packaging, minimise food waste, shop more ethically, and support local zero waste companies.
That’s four birds with one sustainable shopping stone—not to mention so many delightfully punny names!
Scroll down to find your local eco-friendly refill shops or hop down to the bottom to learn how they work, so you know exactly what to expect from your visit.
Our Curated List Of The 71 Best Zero Waste Shops In The UK By Location
Best Zero Waste Shops UK: Wales
1. Siop Sero, Cardiff
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Siop Sero
Siop Sero is a not-for-profit packaging-free supermarket aimed at reducing single-use plastic and promoting local businesses.
They sell refillable bulk staples like pasta and household detergents alongside sustainable homewares and natural beauty products.
The store also runs free repair cafés, where you can learn skills from textile mending to bike maintenance.
2. Happy Planet Green Store, Pembrokeshire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Happy Planet Green Store
Happy Planet Green Store stocks dried goods you can scoop and weigh out. Bring your own containers or use the recycled paper bags available.
One of the best eco refill shops in Wales, you’ll find all manner of organic and natural toiletries, cleaning supply refills, and eco-friendly garden tools.
3. The Little Pantry, Tenby
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Little Pantry
Package-free Pembrokeshire people can pop into The Little Pantry.
Dried goods, ethically sourced, local and seasonal veg, cleaning refills and plastic-free products UK residents can stock up on. Just roll up with your reusable containers.
4. Natural Weigh, Powys, Wales
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Natural Weigh
Powys has a zero waste lifestyle store in the form of Natural Weigh, stocking organic and local dry goods that you weigh out into your own containers.
Find cleaning products like soap nuts, eco-friendly straws, reusable containers, and more.
Best Zero Waste Shops UK: Scotland
5. New Leaf Co-op, Edinburgh
Price Range: £-££ | Shop New Leaf Co-op
New Leaf Co-op is a wholefood co-op and zero waste supermarket in Argyle Place.
They sell loose dry goods that you weigh out into your own containers and plenty of gluten-free, organic and vegan options, including amazing plant mylks.
Come here for fresh vegetables, well-priced staples, and a nut butter grinding machine.
6. Locavore, Glasgow
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Locavore
One of the most ethical supermarkets UK Scots have, Locavore is all about building a more resilient, local food system—which includes a refillable food shop, veg box scheme, farm where many of its own products are grown, and more.
The social enterprise funnels profits into the other sections of its sustainable food system.
They sell organic dry goods, eco-friendly household cleaners, local honey, cheese, milk and a selection of fresh bread.
7. The Refillery, Edinburgh
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Refillery
The Refilllery stocks a huge range of plastic-free groceries and ethical goods. Their mission is to make sustainable shopping accessible to as many people as possible.
Many of their products are locally sourced, such as honey from third-generation producers based in Edinburgh.
8. Weigh To Go, Edinburgh
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Weigh To Go
Weigh To Go sells a wide range of refillable toiletries, spices and groceries.
The refill food shop has milk in glass bottles that can be returned and refilled, a variety of dried fruits and nuts and non-packaged nutritional yeast.
Products are sourced from local Edinburgh-based suppliers.
9. The Re:Store, Moray
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Re:Store
Head to the harbour end of Queen Street, Lossiemouth to find this zero waste grocery store perched on the sea’s edge.
The Re:Store stocks loose dried food, fresh local produce, and a range of bathroom and kitchen essentials in eco-friendly packaging and made in the UK.
Best Zero Waste UK Shops: London
10. Get Loose, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Get Loose
There’s a plethora of zero waste shops in London.
Starting with a part of Hackney City Farm and a social enterprise called: Get Loose. They sell organic pasta, fruit, nuts, pulses, grains, mylks in glass bottles, cheese in compostable wrapping, and lots more.
If you forget your jars, stop by their jar bank to pick up a loaner.
11. FILTR, Croydon
Price Range: £-££ | Shop FILTR
FILTR is a combination coffee shop and no-waste shop in the UK’s Coromandel Coast’s cafe.
Stop by for dried pantry essentials, personal and household cleaning products, spice blends, and fresh baked vegan treats.
12. The Refill Larder, Teddington
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Refill Larder
Just outside London, The Refill Larder offers your usual dry goods alongside a lovely selection of natural bathroom items and plenty of household plastic-free swaps.
Thanks to their zero waste online shop, UK residents from beyond London can shop there, too.
13. True Food, Reading, Berks
Price Range: £-££ | Shop True Food
True Food is a not-for-profit community shop owned and run by its members. They sell organic, local, ethical, sustainable and plastic-free products. There are also dry and wet product refills.
Many customers become members and volunteer their time to help run the shop and business.
14. BYO, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop BYO
For London locals Googling “zero waste refill shop near me”, Bring Yourself Over to BYO.
Located in Tooting Market, pop by this plastic-free shop for sustainable living and low waste tips, to chat all things zero waste, and of course pick up your ingredients, toiletries and more.
15. The Source Bulk Foods, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Source Bulk Foods
The Source Bulk Foods have two eco stores in London, one in Battersea and one in Chiswick.
But courtesy of their zero waste grocery shop online, UK shoppers can get low-waste foodstuffs anywhere.
The stores have over 500 different products ranging from staple pantry items, like nuts, grains, and pasta to honey, oils, household cleaning products and snacks.
16. Re:Store, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Re:Store
The physical side of Re:Store is located at the Hackney Downs studios, but they also operate a zero waste UK online shop.
Find a wide range of East London produce, like tofu and vegan cheeses, Kombucha, vegan pesto, curry paste, pasta, and dry pantry staples.
17. Cups and Jars, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Cups and Jars
Cups and Jars is a café and bulk food shop with a tantalising range of tasty products, from essentials like nuts and five different kinds of rice to more unusual items like handmade pesto and natural wines.
Browse a colourful array of organic fresh fruit and vegetables and if you get hungry, the cafe serves up some beautiful-looking food.
18. SWOP Market, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop SWOP Market
For eco shops UK locals are raving about, scoot over to SWOP.
Shop Without Packaging (SWOP) brings you a vegetarian or vegan way to shop with its zero waste market.
Alongside stocking household and personal hygiene refills, SWOP has loose coffee, tea, fruit, and veggies, which are locally sourced where possible.
19. Naked Larder, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Naked Larder
The Naked Larder’s zero-waste grocery online shop runs more like a click-and-collect service.
To order your plastic-free food, shop online, checkout, and take your own containers to pick it up.
Find all your essentials here from grains to tea, oils and natural cleaning products.
20. Harmless, London
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Harmless
While Harmless might be the smallest waste-free shop we’ve come across, it’s the only one you can have a beer at while you’re collecting and weighing out your zero waste shopping.
There are plant-based dry goods and zero waste supplies as well as little pleasures like vegan Italian-style cheeses.
Best Packaging-Free Shops UK: Midlands & East of England
21. Daily Bread, Northampton
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Daily Bread
Daily Bread is a wholefood retailer that isn’t completely zero waste, but they have a few refill stations where you can stock up on sustainable cleaning products.
While not all without plasic, products are ethically sourced and there are some sustainable living essentials, like bamboo straws and reusable coffee cups.
22. The Simple Life Unwrapped, Shropshire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Simple Life Unwrapped
The Simple Life in Much Wenlock sells vegan and organic food in quantities that suit your household consumption to limit food waste. Make sure to bring your containers.
Their range of household and personal products are either unpackaged or in some form of plastic-free packaging UK shoppers can recycle, reuse, or compost.
23. Refill Revolution, Market Harborough
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Refill Revolution
Pop-up package-free shop Refill Revolution has brought the zero waste shopping experience to Market Harborough’s indoor market with detergent and cleaning refills, dry goods and many other household essentials in no or eco-friendly packaging.
24. The Refill Pantry, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Refill Pantry
St Albans has a refillable food shop in the shape of The Refill Pantry.
Dried food, natural toiletries and skincare – nearly everything is organic, ethically sourced and natural.
25. Rugby Unwrapped, Rugby
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Rugby Unwrapped
Rugby Unwrapped is a reduced waste shop with an eco-friendly and ethical approach to selling food, home, and personal care products with little or no packaging.
Through their Click-and-Collect zero waste shop online, UK customers can simply order online and pick up, returning any empty glass bottles from the last order.
26. Aylesbury Eco Stores, Aylesbury
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Aylesbury Eco Stores
Aylesbury Eco Stores sell cupboard essentials, eco-friendly cleaning products, household items and much more, in an environmentally friendly packaging-free way.
Pop in or make use of the zero waste online store and pick up your order.
27. The Clean Kilo, Birmingham
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Clean Kilo
Birmingham’s first zero waste market, The Clean Kilo is based in The Custard Factory in Digbeth.
Zero waste shoppers can look forward to non-plastic food, drink, toiletries, and cleaning products in this multi-award-winning store.
Afterwards, grab refreshments at Kilo Zero, the UK’s first zero waste café bar.
28. The Wholesome Weigh, Hitchin
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Wholesome Weigh
The Wholesome Weigh stocks plenty of ethically sourced produce from grower co-ops.
They also sell Fairtrade, organic, local, and artisan products. If you live locally, you can even get your order delivered via cargo bike.
29. unpckd, Hitchin
Price Range: £-££ | Shop unpckd
Is buying zero waste cheaper?
It is with unpckd’s delivery refills of dry food, toiletries and cleaning products in returnable, reusable containers to reduce waste.
You order online, get refills delivered to your doorstep. When you need more, swap full for empty, milkman-style.
With a delivery area covering Hertfordshire, East Bedfordshire and Cambridge, unpckd is on a mission to make package-free shopping for everyday staples accessible and affordable.
30. The Weigh To Go, Durham
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Weigh To Go
The Weigh To Go sells all your essential zero waste dried goods, treats and household essentials.
The staff will happily fill up your containers for you if you’re in a rush.
31. Earth Unwrapped, Northallerton
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Earth Unwrapped
In this food refill shop, stock up on dried goods, oils, vinegar, detergents, shampoos and conditioners.
The name says it all. Earth Unwrapped encourages you to ditch single-use plastic, reduce food waste and bring your own container!
32. PLENTIFUL, Ramsbottom, Bury
Price Range: £-££ | Shop PLENTIFUL
Greater Manchester’s first brick-and-mortar and online zero waste shop had a grand opening led by Mayor Andy Burnham.
PLENTIFUL has a wide range of food (80% organic) and everything from sustainable loo rolls to skincare. Shop in store or order a more limited selection online.
33. A Small Good Thing, Bolton
Price Range: £-££ | Shop A Small Good Thing
A Small Good Thing is a sustainable store and community greengrocer, offering locally sourced foods like seasonal and fresh fruit and vegetables.
You’ll also find pre-packed meal (compostable) boxes with everything you need for a sustainable supper
34. GINGKO, Altrincham, South Manchester
Price Range: £-££ | Shop GINGKO
GINGKO is a zero waste lifestyle store with a vitamin supplement dispensary. They also have a range of packaging-free natural cosmetic ingredients to make your own natural beauty products.
They source bulk foods from cooperatives and support local businesses—from working with a pottery school across the road to local glassblowers, illustrators, seamstresses and chai makers.
35. Another Weigh, Penrith
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Another Weigh
Another Weigh offers plastic-free UK products like loose-leaf tea, dried fruit, spices, and a mill to make your own nut butter if you fancy.
You can also buy oat and nut mylk freshly made in-store.
The not-for-profit has its own charity to help local communities.
36. Ecotopia, Leeds
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Ecotopia
Ecotopia is a zero waste UK shop which gives you access to products with no single-use plastic in sight.
They’ve got all the necessities like cereals, herbs and cleaning items, including citric acid and bicarbonate of soda as natural cleaning chemicals.
You can also find Canadian maple syrup on tap. If that’s not enough to get you excited, their biodegradable glitter and vegan cinnamon rolls will!
37. The Good Life, Stockport
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Good Life
The Good Life is a plastic-free store with all the essentials. They stock goods such as tea, sweets, dried foods, household, beauty and baby products such as biodegradable nappies and toothbrushes.
Why not stock up on some wine from their dispensers or treat yourself to one of their craft beers from the shelves?
38. Unwrapped, Sheffield
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Unwrapped
People of Sheffield shouldn’t feel left out when it comes to zero waste stores.
Unwrapped offers vegan and vegetarian products, like solid shampoo bars, vegan treats, make-up, and reusable period items.
39. JarFull, Harrogate
Price Range: £-££ | Shop JarFull
JarFull is a packaging-free shop with all kinds of food and refillable home essentials, along with glass jars and cotton bags to carry your goods home in.
By shopping this zero waste food shop online, UK locals can schedule home delivery.
40. Single Step, Lancaster
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Single Step
A granddaddy of the zero waste store trend, Single Step has been selling without plastic everything since 1976.
From locally made candles to a pinch of pepper, pop in to buy as little or as much as you need, all without single-use plastic.
41. The Paddock, Northumberland
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Paddock
The Paddock is a family-run farm and plastic-free food shop with everything from a veg box scheme, to refillable toiletries and cleaning essentials.
Any food packaging is recycled, fruit and veg is loose, and the team are super friendly to boot.
42. Refill, Liverpool
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Refill
For Liverpudlians searching for “zero waste shop near me”, the aptly-named Refill is a “package-free pantry”.
They offer all your zero-waste kit essentials, from cups and straws to plastic-free water bottles and loose, organic wholefoods.
43. TurtleBee, East Lancashire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop TurtleBee
TurtleBee makes reducing plastic waste simple, fun and accessible through their two shops in Great Harwood and Padiham.
Their prices are competitive, and both are situated close to supermarkets, making it easy to get what you need.
Best Packaging-Free Stores UK: Southeast England & East Anglia
44. Eco Pantry, Kent
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Eco Pantry
Find Eco Pantry at various farmers’ markets around Kent (Tonbridge, West Malling, Aylesford) each weekend.
Arrive early for the best selection of dried food, household cleaning, and skincare products from sustainable brands like Georganics, Keep Cups, and more.
45. Bare Bazaar, Ashford, Kent
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Bare Bazaar
Kent isn’t looking bare on packaging-free stores thanks to businesses like Bare Bazaar.
Located in Ashford’s Coachworks, pop by for your plastic-free dry goods, household cleaners, shampoos and other essentials.
46. The Refillable Van, East Kent
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Refillable Van
Travelling through the villages of East Kent, mobile zero waste store The Refillable Van brings eco-friendly shopping to your doorstep.
Get your hands on a range of products, from herbs & spices to household cleaning supplies and seasonal goods.
47. The Green Parrot, Swaffham, Suffolk
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Green Parrot
The Green Parrot is an eco refill shop with organic and GM-free loose grains, nuts, seeds and even some dried fruit.
They also have plastic-free loose tea, coffee and household detergents and run a glass jar recycling scheme.
48. Daily Bread Co-operative, Cambridge
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Daily Bread Co-operative
Daily Bread Cambridge is a vegetarian wholefood shop with strict policies against GMOs and animal testing.
Find all your zero waste grocery store essentials like pulses, grains, dried fruit, and condiments. Bring along your containers to refill on liquid detergents and shampoo too.
49. Food Loose, Cheltenham
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Food Loose
Find a multitude of unpackaged products at the UK’s zero waste food store (and perhaps best named shop on this list), Food Loose.
With all profits going to charity, this shop has the staples like grains, beans, seeds and dried fruit in addition to refillable household products.
Check out their return and refill scheme for jars of honey from local beekeepers.
50. Ernie’s Zero Waste Shop, Norwich
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Ernie’s Zero Waste Shop
Ernie’s Zero Waste Shop is a plastic-free spot on Magdalen Street.
All of their produce is vegan, cruelty-free and zero waste. Get staples for your food cupboards, bathroom and kitchen either in-store or delivered to you.
51. The Store, Bedford
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Store
The Store promotes local brands with its range of food pantry staples, household products and gifts. Through their online zero waste food shop, UK shoppers can click-and-collect, or they can pop in-store with containers at the ready.
Keep an eye out for The Store’s Living Wall growing up the side of St Cuthbert’s Arcade where the shop is based.
52. Pedrick’s, Caterham
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Pedrick’s
Pedrick‘s works closely with local suppliers to stock produce from within a 30-mile radius of their food-focused packaging-free store.
They even have their own Pedrick’s App, where you can scan the QR code of a product to see its supplier and more detailed information on it.
Best Package-Free Shops UK: Southwest England
53. Earth.Food.Love, Totnes
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Earth.Food.Love
Earth.Food.Love sells everything from dried goods to shampoos.
You can grind your own peanut butter, pick up vegan chocolate bars, and chat with Richard about all things permaculture. It’s a real sustainable community hub in Devon.
54. Loose, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Loose
Loose has a range of grains, pulses, seeds, nuts, and dried fruit (either organic, Fairtrade, or ethically sourced).
They’ll even pack and weigh out your shopping list for you, using cloth bags, recycled containers and glass jars.
55. Waste Not Want Not, Bridport, Dorset
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Waste Not Want Not
Waste Not Want Not is Dorset’s first eco-friendly store offering plastic-free food shopping, detergent and personal care refills, and an expanding range of zero waste home products.
Don’t have your own plastic containers?
Pick some up while you’re there.
56. Zero Green, Bristol
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Zero Green
Zero Green champions buying in bulk, local, and sans plastic. Pop in and weigh out dry ingredients, washing up liquid, shampoos and lots of other items.
You can also pick up deodorants, water bottles, bamboo cutlery, stainless steel straws, and zero waste kits.
57. Incredible Bulk, Cornwall
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Incredible Bulk
Zero waste stores don’t have to be in fixed locations.
Incredible Bulk is a mobile shop that sells bulk-dried foods, refillable home cleaning products, and a mixture of zero waste lifestyle products that promote less waste.
It travels on a monthly schedule to serve the smaller, more rural communities of Cornwall.
58. Lesser Litter, Taunton
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Lesser Litter
Lesser Litter offers dry goods, including nuts, pulses and spices, as well as coffee beans, loose-leaf tea and cereals.
Polish (get it?) up your supply of ethical cleaning products here, too.
59. Packaging Not Included, Marlborough, Wiltshire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Packaging Not Included
Packaging Not Included helps Wiltshire’s communities adopt (you guessed it) plastic-free packaging.
On top of providing dried goods, teas and coffee, fruit, vegetables, and bread, they organise workshops where you can learn to make your own cleaning products.
60. Refill Store, Truro, Cornwall
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Refill Store
Head to the zero waste Refill Store for food, toiletries and household and cleaning supplies and pick up a reusable cup, natural deodorant, and other essentials for your zero waste kit.
The Refill Store has two locations and offers remote ordering via email for collection.
61. Pura Vida Stores, Barnstaple, Devon
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Pura Vida Stores
Pura Vida brings zero waste shopping to Barnstaple, with zero waste products UK residents can buy or refill for all manner of cleaning, food, and body care.
Find refills for some of the top local brands like Chew Valley Dairy’s organic milk.
62. Scoop Wholefoods, Bristol & Bath
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Scoop Wholefoods
Scoop Wholefoods wants to improve people’s well-being and safeguard the planet for future generations.
The zero waste food shop sells a range of organic wholefoods in bulk. Everything is sourced from local growers or imported from ethical suppliers.
63. Preserve Foods, Bristol
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Preserve Foods
Preserve is a plastic-free food shop which sells everything from natural sun cream to zero waste kitchen essentials.
Bristolians, bring your own containers, but if you forget, pick up boxes and jars made of recyclable materials in the shop.
Best Package-Free Stores UK: South England
64. Wey To Go, Hayling Island
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Wey To Go
Wey To Go helps you reduce single-use plastic and buy “just the right amount”.
They stock a wide range of items including wholefoods, coffee beans, loose tea, eco-cleaning products, personal hygiene products, gifts and more.
65. Refilled, Chichester
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Refilled
Refilled is a package-free shop online and on High Street stocking dried foods, cleaning products and hair care with minimal packaging.
This shop also has a range of flavours of vegan energy balls from Nosh for a tasty boost with zero guilt about their plastic footprint.
66. Sunrise Organics, Bournemouth
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Sunrise Organics
The independent, entirely vegan health store Sunrise Organics has refill stations where you can stock up on domestic cleaning fluids, toiletries like shower gel, and hand sanitiser.
67. Harriets of Hove, Hove
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Harriets of Hove
Offering a unique, plastic-free shopping experience, Harriets of Hove has plenty of foodstuffs, including seasonal veg and oils, as well as kitchen bulk products to support more sustainable consumption practices.
68. The Naked Pantry, New Milton, Hampshire
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Naked Pantry
Pop by The Naked Pantry for fresh food, dried goods, ethical, natural skincare and lots more.
It’s all about being ”tasteful, not wasteful” here.
69. The Green House At Stane Street, Pulborough
Price Range: £-££ | Shop The Green House At Stane Street
The Green House At Stane Street describes itself as a “back to basics store”.
They live up to their word, stocking an array of packaging-free fruit and veg, as well as other staple zero waste products, fresh bread, sweets, and ethical chocolates.
70. Roots & Hoots, Brighton
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Roots & Hoots
Roots & Hoots is a new zero waste delivery business making package-free grocery shopping easier than ever.
Your zero waste food and essentials deliveries are done in reusable cotton bags, tins, or glass bottles, which are collected from the customers washed and reused for the next delivery.
71. Born From Necessity, West Molesey, Surrey
Price Range: £-££ | Shop Born From Necessity
How do zero waste stores get their products?
If you’re Born From Necessity, you get it from local independent businesses.
This food hub provides a range of pantry staples (grains, beans, pulses, pasta, flours and cereals), as well as local product, vegan butter alternatives, honey, vegan mylk, bread and organic non-homogenised milk.
Closing Thoughts On Zero Waste Stores UK
So, what is a zero waste store?
Aside from (obviously) one that sells zero waste products, they’re eco-friendly shops that encourage those around them to cut out unnecessary and wasteful packaging.
Regardless of which “zero waste store near me” ends up becoming your favourite, try to remember to bring your own containers (with the tare weight noted on it!.
Just tare, fill, weigh, pay and head home feeling fanatic about all the plastic bottles and bags you prevented. Zero waste living has never been easier!