Here in London we are incredibly lucky to have an amazing network of zero waste shops, and it's growing all the time with new stores opening every month!
Zero Waste Week runs from 2 - 8 September and so as part of Zero Waste London's celebrations and to champion and help raise the profile of the zero waste shop community in London, on Saturday, 7th September we are going to be running a tour of different zero waste shops across the city!
We are partnering with Dian and the team from the fantastic website Zero Waste Near Me (https://zerowastenear.me) to organise the event. We will start down in south west London at Source Bulk Foods in Chiswick at 9am. Then travelling by a mixture of bus, tube and on foot we will visit a number of different stores, finishing in north London in Wood Green where it is just our luck that Zero Market N22 will be hosting their zero waste stall holders in Blue House Yard, where we'll have a mini zero waste social.
We invite you to come along and join us on the tour for the whole day, or simply meet us along the route and stay for as long as you can. See the schedule below and the map in the picture for what time we'll be at each shop, and we'll also be posting constant updates throughout the day on this event page and on our Instagram (@zero.waste.london) so you'll always know where we are if you want to join.
It will be a fantastic opportunity to meet other members of the zero waste community, to get to know your local zero waste shop owners and it should just be a lot of fun!
There will also be unique discounts available at each of the shops we visit for anybody participating in the tour, so it's a great opportunity to do some discount zero waste shopping!
Here is the schedule for the tour:
9.00 - 9.30am: Source Bulk Foods, Chiswick (24 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, W4 1QP) - https://thesourcebulkfoods.co.uk
10.30 - 11.00am: BYO Zero Waste Shop, Tooting (Tooting Market, 21-23 Tooting High St, Tooting, SW17 0SN) - https://byo.london/
11:30 - 12.00pm: Jarr Market, Herne Hill (19 Half Moon Ln, Herne Hill, SE24 9JU) - https://www.jarrmarket.co.uk/
12.15 - 12.45pm: Pipoca Vegan, Brixton/Stockwell (224 Brixton Rd, SW9 6AH) - https://m.facebook.com/pipocavegan
2.00 - 2.30pm: Re:Store, Hackney Downs (Shop 6, Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, Hackney Downs, E8 2BT) - https://www.restorerefill.co.uk/
3.00pm onwards: Zero Market N22, Wood Green (Blue House Yard
5 River Park Rd, Wood Green, London N22 7TB)
Massive thanks to Anja Schlott, one of our amazing members, who is project managing this event!
Feel free to RSVP and put the date in your diaries and we're looking forward to seeing you all on the tour!