The extensive use of single-use plastics has undoubtedly taken a heavy toll on Mother Nature. These days, you can find plenty of zero-waste stores all over Singapore selling sustainable products sourced locally or from overseas. Here are the Top 10 Zero Waste Stores in Singapore that you can check them out both online and offline.
1) Your Sustainable Store
Founded in 2018, the name of this Singapore-based online store says it all. They stocked all kinds of sustainable items that come with an affordable price. They sell practical stuff like bamboo cutlery, bamboo fibre takeaway cup, cotton net tote bag and even stainless steel bento box. Other eco-friendly products available include beauty & skincare items (e.g. lotion bars, honey glow scrubs) and bathroom accessories (e.g. organic cotton French terry facial pads and bamboo toothbrush).
2) The Bare Essentials
Unlike other zero-waste stores, The Bare Essentials provide the convenience of online grocery shopping where you can buy organic foodstuffs and other everyday items such as grains, nuts, dried nuts and spices and have them delivered in reusable containers and bags. Alternatively, you have the option to purchase one of their value-for-money starter kit products. And to promote zero-waste management as well as minimising unnecessary food wastage, customers are given the freedom to purchase as much as they need no matter the quantity. Apart from foodstuffs, The Bare Essentials also stocked various lifestyle products including food & snack bags and beeswax wraps — all of which help to facilitate a low-waste journey.
3) Earthly Singapore
Earthly Singapore is all about promoting green alternatives with plastic-free products. You will find plenty of reasonably-priced practical items meant for daily uses such as thermal coffee cups, travel-friendly cutlery, collapsible cups, silicone bowls, food containers and thermal flasks. Most of their products are either made from stainless steel, bamboo and food-grade silicone materials.
Here’s the grocery store in Singapore reputed for being the first of its kind that sells zero-waste items. They have huge varieties of wet and dry goods under one roof, covering everything from olive oil to organic pasta, herbs and spices, to sugar and assorted nuts. Keep in mind all of their items are sold in bulk and don’t expect plastic packaging whatsoever. That means don’t forget to bring along your reusable container(s).
5) The Green Collective
With over 40 homegrown eco brands to choose from, there is definitely something for everyone when you shop at The Green Collective. You will find sustainable items like handmade soaps, bamboo straws, organic cotton apparels, natural loofah, vegan wax wraps and handcrafted baskets. Apart from stocking various products, you can also take part in one of their workshops such as learning how to make your beeswax wrap, DIY night mask or even design your own batik. Follow their Facebook page to keep yourself up-to-date.
6) Source Bulk Foods
Reputed as the biggest bulk food retailer in its native country, this Australia-based Source Bulk Foods has over 45 branches worldwide including two in Singapore (Cluny Court and soon-to-be-opened Great World City). They stocked a huge array of imported wholesome and healthy foods/drinks such as adzuki beans, organic porridges, chia seeds, goji muesli, sencha green tea, organic coffee beans and dried fruits (e.g. peaches, apple rings and apricots).
7) The Tinkerbox
The Tinkerbox specialises in designing everyday handcrafted items that are made-to-order using sustainable materials. Some of the items that The Tinkerbox made in the past include reusable coffee cups with handy straps, snack bags, furoshiki wrapping cloths and even reusable sanitary pads and pantyliners. For more info about their bespoke services, you can either call +65 8189 2807 or send your enquiries via Facebook Messenger.
8) The Castile Soap Shop
Looking for a better yet eco-friendly alternative to your regular soaps? You might want to check out The Castile Soap Shop at #01-17, 2 Jalan Lokam in Kensington Square or simply visit one of their authorised resellers throughout Singapore. Castile’s range of soaps are made for multiple purposes regardless of facial, body or you can even use them for laundry. They are completely free from harmful chemicals such as fragrances and parabens since their soaps made from vegetable or plant oils, namely coconut and jojoba. Apart from soaps, you can also find various other products as aromatics essential oils, moisturisers, diffusers and pet shampoos.
Eco.Le houses all kinds of bulk items, zero waste goods and even provide rental of cutlery and sewing machine. They have everything from soaps to organic grains & snacks as well as reusable straws and lunch boxes. Got an old candle container at home? Instead of discarding them, you make use of your old ones by refilling them with soywax and choose different essential oils such as lemon oil and organic French lavender oil. You can locate Eco.Le at #03-56, Bukit Timah Shopping Centre in 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road.
10) The Social Space
At The Social Space, this multi-concept store offers a wide range of fair-trade retail products and services. Got a used cleaning and other household product? This is where you can save money and environment by refilling your empty bottles regardless of soap, dishwashing liquid or shampoo. Once you are done with your purchase, remember to chill out at their Tea Bar & Cafe, which offers the likes of delicious open-faced toasts, smoothie bowls and homegrown cold brew coffee & tea.
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.