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Plastic Free, Zero Waste local shop

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Plastic Free, Zero Waste local shop

Plastic Free, Zero Waste local shop

Bibianna Laidlaw By Bibianna Laidlaw

Creation of locally accessible Zero Waste and Refill shop. Helping local people to shift their way of shopping without unnecessary packaging and say goodbye to disposable, single use plastics.

Coleorton Idea stage

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The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the Zero Waste way of living and reduce unnecessary packaging waste in peoples daily shopping. The local Zero Waste and Refill shop will enable customers to shop for dry food and liquid cleaning products directly to their own reusable containers at the flexible quantities, also reducing the food waste. Way of shopping giving the sense of care and proudness of contributing to our planet condition. The shop will also offer Plastic Free, recyclable/biodegradable household and self-care products like kitchen cleaning accessories, body and oral care products etc. We will also offer click and collect points and local home delivery options to make it more accessible to customers across the local area. In the future we'd like to extend our offer to Home Made preserves and home grown fruit and veg, encouraging customers to grow their own as well.

What we'll deliver:

  • Rent spacious retail unit in easy accessible location
  • Create welcoming and well equipped shop interior with appropriate design and equipment.
  • Stock wide range of products to suit all clients needs
  • Create website with information, ordering option, and facts and tips about Zero Waste lifestyle

Why it's a great idea:

Zero Waste shop will help the local community to enthusiastically participate in waste reduction, empower and provide support to live more sustainable lifestyle and make the world a better place

Steps to get it done:

  • Creating the brand and the website
  • Sorting out the legal side of the business including insurances
  • Renting a retail unit
  • Purchase of equipment and stock
  • Opening shop to clients

Location Coleorton

About the space

Ashby and Coalville local area


North West Leicestershire District Council

How will the money be spent?Total £

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