Local businesses helping to cut plastic
The Refill Larder – Teddington based shop selling loose groceries (rice, grains, nuts etc), olive oil refills, cruelty-free and vegan toiletry refills and refills for laundry and washing up liquids
Strawberry Fill Station – locally run online business offering a plastic free refill delivery service (minimum order £25 if outside TW1 and TW2) for organic wholefoods and refillable household products
The Source bulk foods – New shop in Richmond offering variety of unpackaged food, household and personal care items
Milk and more – Delivers milk in glass bottles (also lots of other groceries including organic boxes)
Mint Hair and Beauty (Twickenham) – will refill shampoo bottles and sells environmentally friendly sundries toothbrushes, earbuds, washing up liquid etc
Wholefoods – Richmond based chain selling loose groceries (rice, grains, nuts etc), cruelty-free and vegan toiletries
Health on the Hill – pharmacy selling refills for laundry and washing up liquids – 62 High St, Hampton Hill, TW12 1PD
Not local but worth a mention
Refill app – Website and app listing venues offering free refills for water bottles
Who gives a crap loo roll – Delivers 100% recycled loo roll in paper wrappers and gives 50% of profits to sanitation projects in developing countries
Reduce micro fibres from washing – Bags for use in washing machines to catch plastic fibres – widely sold online
Plastic freedom – Plastic free online shop – plants a tree for every order
Living without plastic – Friends of the Earth Guide to living without plastic.
Stop micro waste – Advice on reducing microplastics from washing clothing.