Yesterday we published a video suggesting that going to super markets for monthly groceries is what’s out. And what’s in is visiting zero waste stores or bulk shops to prevent the use of plastic. Today, we introduce you to some of the best zero waste stores in India, which are leading the way of the zero waste movement in our country. Let’s get cracking:
Adrish Zero Waste, In Pune, Delhi & Mumbai | Visit Now
Meet India’s first zero waste store Adrish. Started in Pune, Maharashtra Adrish is co-founded by Gajendra Chowdhary and Akshay Agarwal. It focuses on quality organic produce and state of the art furniture which facilitates a comfortable zero-waste experience. You will find all things important for an Indian household there plus, different kinds of millets, soaps, shampoos, berries, sauces, masalas, etc. We will let the pictures do the talking.
Ecoposro, In Goa | Visit Now
Ecoposro, co-founded by Eldrige and Jonah, means an eco-friendly small little shop in Konkani. Not only do they encourage consumers to get their own bags and jars but they themselves do not participate in plastic production. They do so by procuring from only local vendors in gunny bags and jute sacks, which they reuse on a regular basis. Apart from the basics, they also have a section of eco-friendly detergents, shampoos, toothbrushes, etc.
Ecoindian, In Chennai | Visit Now
Launched in 2019, Ecoindian retails at their store in Chennai and online. They offer natural and organic food as well as lifestyle products. They have ditched mass producing brands for local suppliers, organic farmers, self help groups, and artisans. Consumers get to know about the origin of their products as the supplier is mentioned on the containers.
Green Mantra, In Bangalore | Visit Now
Green Mantra is laser focused on making Bengaluru a more sustainable city. The Green Mantra motto is to “make the earth a safe, healthier and better place to live.” Not only their awareness programs but their products themselves are a messenger of change when it comes to plastic use and natural products. Located in Marathahalli, you must visit them for their wide range of products.
Zero Waste Eco Store, In Telangana | Visit Now
This store tucked away in Secunderabad, has over 150 items ranging from rice to snacks. There’s not even a single store in Telangana like them that stores all of their products in glass and metal containers. Their cloth bags and the pickles in the store are homemade by women!
We really hope you found a store in your vicinity and are excited about shopping from there. For those of you who did, shopping sustainably is really possible for you now. So, what are you waiting for? Send us pictures from inside the store!