With more and more businesses putting sustainability at the top of their agenda, there’s more reason than ever to shop ethically. And, as the brands below show, sustainable products are varied, exciting and can be good for you, as well as the planet. We’ve pulled together a list of the best sustainable retailers around to make it easy for you to shop sustainably. Check it out.
Created in 2015 by a mother and daughter duo, Lovegrove Essentials is an award-winning, COSMOS approved, cruelty-free, natural and organic skincare brand. Handmade in Dorset, using ethically sourced natural ingredients of the highest quality that cleanse, balance, hydrate and replenish all skin types.
Products are bursting with skin-loving essential oils - rose, neroli, pomegranate seed, witch hazel, jojoba, mandarin, shea butter and lemon to ensure that your skin is receiving the best in aromatherapeutic care and antioxidants. Working with nature rather than against it, sustainability is at the heart of the business and our products are produced with eco-friendly practices always in mind.
We’re Wild Oats, an independent health store based in Bristol. We’re packed full to the brim with everything from natural foods and natural beauty products to vitamins and eco-friendly products. Our huge range is down to the fact we’ve been open since 1981, which means we’ve tried and tested all the health trends over the years and have only kept the health products and wholefoods on the shelves that we’re happy to use ourselves. Pop into our store if you’re ever in Bristol or shop online today.
Zero Waste Bulk
Zero Waste Bulk makes it easy for you to make sustainable choices by carefully curating products that are local, organic, vegan, plastic free, palm oil free, and packaging free whenever possible. Buying bulk is one of the most sustainable ways to shop, and also incredibly fun. Gather up some recycled containers and storage bins to be organized and save money too!
Peckham's organic refillery, Gather, was opened in July 2019. It's a social enterprise on a mission to help its community live a life of less waste.
The store on Bellenden Road, London SE15 is a place to gather your package-free refills and other low-impact necessities - from organic food to cleaning products to toiletries. And it's a place to gather together - to learn and help each other to live more sustainably. We know this stuff is easier for some than others, so whatever point you're at on your journey, you'll find the store is a preach-free zone.
Our small team is super friendly and we’ve got lots of low-impact tips up our sleeves. Swing by and say hello six days a week.