Zero Waste shopping in Cape Town

Ok, so you are on your way to a waste free lifestyle, you’ve made the decision, and now you are heading to the shops to do a grocery trip…

And you get there…
And your soul dies a little when you realize just how much everything is wrapped in plastic!!!

I’ve been there, just feeling super frustrated that society doesn’t make it easy for us to consume less waste.
But a few places do! And here is a list of waste free stores in Cape Town, where you can get most household items with no waste at all!
Unpkd Pantry, Waste Free Grocer4 Sol Cohen Road, Heathfield079 829 4119 hello@unpackedpantry.co.za Tuesday – Thursday9 am – 5 pm Friday 9 am -4 pmSaturday 9 am – 2 pmSunday 10 am – 2 pm 
LIL Waste-Free Grocer, Cafe & VenueBottom floor Hotel Glencairn 071 432 7960info@lowimpactliving.co.zaTuesday – Saturday8 am – 4 pm Sunday 9 am – 2 pm 
Vortex Cleaning Products, Cleaning Products7A Bark Road ,Retreat Cape Town 021 702 1652info@vortexchem.co.zaMondays to Thursdays 08:30 to 16:45Fridays 08:30 to 16:15 Saturdays 09:00 to 13:00
Shop Zero, Zero Waste Store 403 Albert Road, Woodstock084 201 5652/ 076 833 6268info@shopzero.co.za Monday -Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-3:30pm
Nude Foods, Plastic Free Grocer 5 Constitution street, Zonnebloem 021 437 3003shop@nudefoods.co.zaMondays 10:30am- 6pm Tuesday- Friday: 9am- 6pm Saturdays: 9am- 2pmOranjezicht City Farm and Market DayMarket: Granger Bay Boulevard, Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront083 628 3426market@ozcf.co.za / cityfarm@ozcf.co.za Saturdays: 9am- 2pmSundays: 9am- 2pm
Food Lovers Market, Conventional Grocery StoreVarious locations, my fav one:5, Tokai on Main, Main Rd, Dreyersdal021 712 2244care@fnv.co.zaMonday -Friday 9am-7pm Saturday 8am- 6pmSunday 9am- 4pm
Faithful To Nature, Online Health and Wellness StoreOnline021 785 3268support@faithful-to-nature.co.za Open 24/7 (online)
Wellness Warehouse, Online Health StoreOnline021 276 2148 support@wellnesswarehouse.comOpen 24/7 (online)
I find these stores to be the most competitively priced stores, and of course Bear Necessities too, but there are of course other great stores out there. If you have a favorite that I missed- comment it below, I’d love to look into it!

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