Check out our favourite local sustainable shops
1. The Eco Larder, Haymarket
Got time to spare before your train from Haymarket? Pop into Edinburgh’s first Zero Waste supermarket!
The Eco Larder believes in planet & purpose before profit.
Got more time? Join the #PlasticFreeEdinburgh movement and take your own containers along to The Eco Larder to fill up on cooking essentials like pasta, grains and spices.
Products at The Eco Larder...
ZWP Dog Shampoo Bar
Hey Girls Menstrual Cup
2. The Refillery, Newington
Following the footsteps of The Eco Larder, The Refillery opened in Newington this January.
The plastic free grocery and ethical goods shop means that Newington folk can keep their kitchen shelves stocked, without harming the environment!
Check out their full product list here.
3. The "pop-up" Echo Shoppe
Next time you’re wandering down Princes Street, take a quick detour onto Rose Street to find The Echo Shoppe!
This awesome little pop-up sells plastic-free essentials.
We can guarantee you’ll find something you didn’t know that you need inside this great hidden gem!
What you didn't know you need...
A bamboo Toothbrush
A Khordz Survival Cup
A Zero Waste Lunchbox
4. SHRUB Swap & Reuse Hub
SHRUB is a social enterprise that allows the community to swap and re-use everything from clothes and books to kitchen equipment and bikes!
You can bring in items and a Swapshop volunteers will value it in Shrub-tokens, you can then look around the shop and spend your tokens on great items that others in the community have swapped in. Pretty cool!
Also run by SHRUB Coop...
5. Weigh To Go
If you’re based on the other side of town, then you may have passed by Weigh To Go on Leith walk.
This little refill shop asks you to Dust Off Your Mason Jars and stock up on plastic-free products!
Just like The Eco Larder and The Refillery, Weigh To Go is stocked up with all sorts of refillable goods, as well as sustainable household products.
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