In her London-based store Unpackaged, owner Catherine Conway offers a more responsible way to shop by reducing unnecessary and wasteful packaging and selling goods in bulk. Customers are encouraged to bring their own containers to refill fresh produce, grocery essentials and products for the home. We admire this beautiful space for the eco-mindedness it houses.
And you don’t have to go to London to be inspired; visit http://beunpackaged.com/ to read Conway’s tips on how to lead a less packaged life.
Above: Simple instructions for the conscious customer. (Bringing in your own container saves money!)
Above: Local eggs and produce available for the picking.
Above: Herbs, spices, teas and other essentials are held in glass jars.
Above: Customers can dispense however much they need of the bulk items, such as these organic oils and vinegars.