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Zero waste food shops have started popping up all over the country recently.
I thought it would be great to create one big list of all of the zero waste food shops in the South West. I’ve broken them down by county to help you find one in your local area.
As we live in Cornwall I’ll start there…
Zero Waste Food Shops Cornwall
Incredible Bulk – mobile zero waste shop that covers various locations
Locations include: Perranporth, Perranporth Plastic-free Market, Gweek, Penzance Farmers Market, Threemilestone, Mount Pleasnat Eco Park, Bear Bar, Brewhouse Cafe St Ives, Gorran Haven, Mount Hawke, Porthtowan Market, The Portreath Arms, Mawgan Porth, Helston Farmers Market, Falmouth Business Park, Wheal Kitty Workshops, Newquay Community Orchard, Lostwithiel Farmers Market, Sennen Market, Constainatine Farmers Market.
Mr Fruity – Goonhavern
We aim to provide a selection of fresh, high quality fruit, vegetables, preserves, eggs and bread at competitive prices, locally sourced when we can.
The Good Lyfe – Newquay
Zero waste & ethical lifestyle store. Shopping for the conscious consumer.
Open: Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 6.00pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm.
The Refill Store – Truro
They sell a range of rice, pasta, cereals, spices, grains, pulses, dried fruits, nuts and seeds as well as body care and household cleaning products.
Products for the home including bamboo reusable cutlery, bamboo toothbrushes, beeswax wraps, reusable straws and storage containers for the home.
Open: Monday Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Un-rap – Falmouth
They supply organic, bulk-buy wholefoods and sustainable lifestyle products. Including baking products, cereals & oats, cleaning products, dried fruit, grains, herbs & spices, lifestyle products, nuts, oils & vinegars and much more.
Open: Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm
Zero Waste Food Shops Devon
Earth. Food. Love – Totnes
I’ve been to this zero waste shop myself and it’s lovely!
They sell a range of Organic food products, Wholefood, gluten-free products, Pulses & grains, Organic herbs & spices, Organic dried fruit & nuts.
They also sell a range of sustainable products for the home.
Open: Monday 9am-5.30pm, Tuesday 9am-8pm, Wednesday 9am-5.30pm, Thursday 9am-5.30pm, Friday 9am-5.30pm, Saturday-9am-5pm , Sunday- At the beach (closed)
Nature’s Nutrition – Bideford
A community owned co-operative health food shop. Registered as a Community Benefit Society. Not-for-profit.
Open: Monday – Thursday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Friday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.00pm, Sunday Closed.
Save a Packet – Kingsbridge
They sell over 230 premium unpackaged dried foods & products, together with a great range of complimentary grocery & convenience items.
Open: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday: 9.am-5pm, Sunday: Closed
The Real Food Store – Exeter
Local, organic & ethical. They sell fresh produce, larder products, eggs & diary, meat & fish, household & toiletries, beer, wine & cider and free-from products.
They also have a cafe on-site.
Open: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 8.30am – 6pm, Wed: 9am-6pm, Sat : 8.30am – 5pm
Zero Waste Food Shops Somerset
Lesser Litter – Taunton
Run by Kate & Peter, they sell a range of cereals, pulses, rice, grains, poasta, baking goods, nuts, seeds, fruit, liquid foods, teas, coffees, snacks and much more.
Open: Monday – Closed, Tuesday – 10am – 5.30pm, Wednesday – 10am – 5.30pm, Thursday – 10am – 7pm, Friday – 10am – 5.30pm, Saturday – 10am – 5pm, Sunday – Closed
Harvest – Bath
They sell a range of fresh fruit & veg, pantry staples, nuts, seeds & dried fruits and laundry liquid and washing up refills. All of their products are vegetarian and GM free.
Open: Monday 8.30am – 6.00pm, Tuesday 10am – 6.00pm, Wednesday – Saturday 8.30am – 6.00pm
Replenish – Weston-Super-Mare
They stock a wide selection of organic, fairtrade, vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan products. Also, a selection of cookery books.
Open: Tuesday – Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm
Scoop and Spice – Yatton & Winscombe
Local independent health food store. Selling gluten-free goods, eco refills, fairtrade products, soya ice cream, vegan chocolate, pantry staples & inscence & gifts.
The Blue Pantry – Wellington
A local packaging free grocery shop based on ‘Zero Waste’ principles – bring your own containers & ditch the plastic. Buy as much or as little as you want.
The Good Earth – Wells
They sell a range of wholefood items including unpackaged fruit & veg and refills for items like shampoo & laundry detergents.
Open: Monday- Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm, Saturday 9.00am -5.30pm, Sunday closed
Zero Waste Food Shops Dorset
Cariad Wholefoods – Blandford Forum
A zero waste friendly independent health foods store. Everything they sell is suitable for vegans and ethically sourced. They stock a range of supplements, superfoods, herbal and homeopathic remedies as well as seasonal, local, organic produce.
Open: Monday _ Friday 9.00am -5.30pm, Saturday 9.00am -5pm, Sunday closed
Down To Earth – Dorchester
A small independent health food shop. Selling a range of bulk items, free-from foods, wholefoods and lots of other things.
Open: Monday 2.00pm -5.00pm , Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm, Saturday 9.30am – 2.00pm, Sunday closed.
Spill The Beans – Wimborne
Spill the Beans is an independent family run health food store, selling health supplements, whole foods, toiletries and household products.
Open: Monday – Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Thursday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm, Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Sunday closed.
The Green Weigh – Zero Waste on Wheels – Bridport
Making stationary stops in neighborhoods, villages and markets, The Green Weigh’s mobile zero waste shop supplies packaging free dry and liquid foods plus household and personal care refills to locations across Dorset and Devon.
Times and locations vary
Waste Not Want Not – Bridport
They sell organic, unpackaged, plant based wholefoods and body care items, sustainable home products, food & drinks.
Open: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Friday 9.30am – 6.30pm, Saturday 9.00am – 5pm, Sunday closed
Zero Waste Food Shops Wiltshire
Green Ginger Health Foods – Corsham
A local health store selling organic food & natural products
Open: Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 5pm, Sunday closed
Goodfayre – Salisbury
Vegan & ethical shopping. They also offer zero waste grain subscription boxes which are delivered to your door.
Open: Monday-Saturday 9am – 5.30pm, Sunday 10.30am – 4pm
Take No Wrap – Yeovil
Shop Green and local with Take No Wrap, Yeovil’s first Zero Waste shop. Eco friendly shopping offering unpackaged dry foods, such as pasta, rice and grains, plastic free toiletries, and eco-friendly alternatives to disposable products.
Open: Monday 10.00am – 4.30pm, Tuesday 9.30am – 4.30pm, Wednesday – Thursday 9.30am – 5.00pm, Friday – Saturday 10.00am – 5.30pm, Sunday closed.
Zero Waste Food Shops Gloucestershire
Loose – Stroud
They sell a range of a range of basic provisions, personal care and household items including grains, pulses, seeds & nuts, dried fruit, loose tea & coffee, oils & vinegar, plus some unexpected goodies such as whole cacao beans and chocolate buttons. All of thier ‘loose’ produce are ORGANIC, other items are Fair-trade or ethically sourced.
Open: Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm, Sunday closed
The Supply Wagon – Bristol
Zero waste goods delivered to your door in North Somerset. Selling cereals, nuts, seeds & dried fruits, flour, sugar, pasta & rice, pulses & herbs, cleaning products and bathroom products.
Zero Green – Bristol
Bristol’s first zero waste shop. Selling cereal, beans & pulses, pasta & grains, nuts, dried fruits, seeds and herbs.
Open: Mon CLOSED, Tue 9am-6pm, Wed 9am-6pm, Thu 11am-7pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm
If you know of a zero waste shop in the South West that I have missed off the list please let me know and i’ll add it in.
About Gina Caro
Gina is a content creator and award-winning blogger. Her aim is to help you live a more sustainable & simple life. Her blog covers zero waste, minimalism, wellbeing & thrift. She currently lives in Cornwall with her partner, two kids and Charles the dog.