True Zero Waste Stores
Zero waste stores provide all of their products package-free or in low-waste packaging that is biodegradable. Typically they include bulk sections, refill stations, package-free produce, tools for zero waste and low impact living, and more. Each store has its own approach, but they all welcome and encourage your used containers for package-free purchasing. Scroll down to learn more about them.
Anarres Natural Health
A storefront, online and mail-order resource offering body care and DIY supplies such as handmade natural cosmetics, aromatherapy, cosmetic making supplies, and plastic free housewares. They also offer workshops about creating wholesome, effective body care.
(647) 827 6968
1076 Bloor Street West
Ecoexistence is an eco-friendly lifestyle store specializing in healthy, earth-conscious household products including self care items, feminine hygiene products, reusable lunch items, kitchen basic, and much more.
766 St. Clair Avenue W.
This member-owned, democratically run co-operative stocks organic, local, fair trade, and zero waste products. Carrying over 400 bulk items, from fresh produce to package-free and BYOC personal hygiene products, Karma Co-op supports a community of conscious consumers interested in sustainable, eco-friendly living.
739 Palmerston Ave.
Located in Toronto, Ontario, Saponetti stocks refillable soaps and detergents in refundable mason jars to meet waste-free household needs. Providing soaps that are largely plant-derived and biodegradable, Saponetti provides an eco-friendly alternative to petrochemical products, and even offers emission-free delivery.
(647) 344 1875
615c Brock Avenue
The RE Place
The RE Place stocks sustainable, locally sourced products for the kitchen, bathroom, and general household, and offers a wide range of refillable household essentials on tap. The RE Place shares a roof with Poured Coffee, a zero waste coffee shop.
2165 Danforth Ave.
The Bare Market is a one-stop shop committed to sustainable living that provides locally sourced, package-free home, body care products and grocery items.
1480 Danforth Ave.
Etee is a Toronto-based store with a production facility in Oshawa developing genuine solutions to plastic pollution. Etee offers eco-friendly, plastic-free household cleaners, kitchen and laundry items, personal care products, and plastic alternatives. They make natural resin & beeswax bags and wraps which are excellent for storing food plastic free.
Nuthouse offers kitchen and snack staples, as well as health and wellness products in bulk. Located on Bloor Street West in Toronto, Nuthouse also supplies a variety of fair trade products that support eco-friendly and socially conscious consumers.
1256A Bloor Street West
With two locations Strictly Bulk supplies bulk foods including kitchen staples, snacks, and more. Stock up on almost anything: spices, nuts, candy, dried fruit, oats, oatmeal, coffee beans or organic laundry soap - to name just a few. The best part: you don’t pay for packaging.
(416) 533-3242 / (416) 466-6849
924 Bloor St W. & 638 Danforth Ave.
This zero waste grocery store and supermarket provides package-free produce, kitchen and household staples, including deposit & return options for items like salad dressings and salsa, and personal beauty and hygiene items. Unboxed Market aims to reconnect consumers with the sourcing and making of food.
1263 Dundas St W.
Eco & Amour
Eco & Amour supplies refillable beauty and hygiene products in reusable containers, and a variety of home essentials. Focused on minimizing packaging and sustainable shopping, this Scarborough-based company offers products made in Canada.
30 Bertrand Ave.
Evergreen Brickworks Farmers’ Market
This Farmers’ Market runs year-round on Saturdays and helps build a sustainable food system by featuring local and seasonal Ontario farmers, producers, wineries, breweries and chefs.
550 Bayview Ave.
The Pretty Clean Shop is a Toronto-based, sustainable living store in the Junction. Specializing in refillable home, health, beauty and DIY ingredients, the Pretty Clean Shop is committed to limiting unnecessary plastics in the household.
3072 Dundas St. West
The Green Jar
The Green Jar offers an extensive refill section welcoming BYO for pantry staples, self care and personal hygiene products; a variety of plastic alternatives including stainless steel straws and bamboo utensils; as well as drinks in deposit & return bottles (juice, kombucha) and a variety of fresh salads.
1061 St. Clair Ave. West
Urban Bulk & Refill
Located in Leslieville, Toronto, Urban Bulk and Refill stocks grocery and pantry items, soaps, household cleaners, personal care products, and lifestyle goods in bulk. Urban Bulk and Refill supports low-impact, sustainable living through a BYOC system and package-free or minimally packaged products.
1380 Queen St E.
Located in Orillia, Ontario, the Refillery District supplies zero-waste groceries and home essentials. From refillable, bulk kitchen staples to sustainable sourced produce, the Refillery District is committed to providing wholesome foods, practical necessities, and quality products at affordable prices.
18 Mississaga St. E. Orillia, ON
Replenish General Store
Replenish is a one-stop shop for premium pantry items, DIY ingredients, lifestyle and home goods, and personal care products. Replenish stocks as-local-as-possible and sustainably sourced products, and offers package-free goods and a reusable container program for bulk refills.
15231 Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 1L8