Guide & Map

7 Best and New Online Zero Waste Stores

In our new Guide & Map series, we're guiding you through the greenest, most sustainable and conscious businesses out there. We already shared Florida's zero waste favorites, and today we will continue the journey all over to the online world. 🛸

While today's selection of online zero waste stores is U.S.-focused, most of these stores offer fast, affordable, and plastic-free international shipping.

Let's dive in!

1. Wild Minimalist

Californians Max and Lily founded a perfect store to help you with your zero waste needs with a — you guessed it — minimalist philosophy in mind.

They have a large selection of kitchen, bathroom, beauty, and cleaning essentials as well as goods for babies and moms.

Specialties: Zero waste kits are especially helpful if you're in the process of transitioning to a sustainable lifestyle.

Shipping: Free and plastic-free shipping on all continental U.S. orders; other shipping rates are calculated at checkout.

Visit Wild Minimalist

2. Eco Collective

Three outdoor and eco-enthusiasts, Summer, Genevieve, and Marimar, opened a small zero waste store in Ballard, Seattle along with an online platform.

Other than the classic zero waste essentials, Eco Collective has a lot of beauty, wellness, and personal care products to choose from: yes, even makeup and nail polish.

Specialties: Beauty products as well as a Zero Waste Starter Kit.

Shipping: Free shipping on all orders over $50. They currently only ship in the U.S. but are planning to expand to Canada soon.

Visit Eco Collective

3. Zerovana

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Since day one, we’ve always shipped without any plastic packaging. We wrap in paper when any order items are delicate and use a paper tape. We use recycled boxes for shipping and also reuse boxes and brown paper from our vendors - don’t be surprised if you receive your order in some random looking box 📦 If it’s sturdy enough for another journey through the mail, it gets used ! Check our ‘Plastic-Free Shipping and packing’ page on Zerovana.com for more details 🌍💚. . . . . . . . . . . #plasticfree #plasticfreeshipping #plasticfreeliving #zerowaste #zerowasteliving #zerowastelifestyle #zerovana #zeroimpactnirvana #lesswaste #lessplastic #ecofriendly #plasticfreeoceans

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Zerovana founders Nami and Anjan started re-evaluating their consumption choices and habits massively after they brought their pup Leo home for the first time. They wanted to make a conscious, sustainable lifestyle accessible to people around them, too, and that is how the store was born.

Now in Zerovana store, they offer a variety of zero waste classics as well as a selection of handmade and fair-trade goods. Sweet!

Specialties: Handmade products and gift sets.

Shipping: Currently, free on continental U.S. orders over $49, or $4.99 flat otherwise. International shipping rates are calculated at checkout, based on the weight of your order and shipping method chosen.

Visit Zerovana

4. Package Free Shop

Package Free shop was founded by Lauren Singer who has popularized zero waste movement through her blog and YouTube channel; both called Trash Is for Tossers.

Other than the standard kitchen-bathroom-cleaning products, they offer eco-friendly pet supplies, office supplies, and goods for parents and children.

Specialties: Check out their zero waste kits: these are bundles of essentials for a good value.

Shipping: Free shipping on all continental U.S. orders over $25. International shipping rates are calculated at the checkout.

Visit Package Free Shop

5. Reco

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Father's Day is round the corner.⠀ ⠀ Turn Dad into an eco hero 🌱🧔💪 with the Reco plastic-free shaving kit.⠀ ⠀ He will be helping to reduce the billions of disposable plastic razors that end up landfill each year. At the same time getting a great shave and saving loads of money, win win... win!⠀ ⠀ The kit Includes:⠀ ✔️ A Reco 3R Safety Razor - Stylish and perfectly weighted⠀ ✔️ A shaving soap bar - with the heady scent of orange and lavender⠀ ✔️ 5 x replacement razor blades - superior Astra blades that stay sharper for longer.⠀ ⠀ Normally £28. Get it signed, sealed and delivered 1st Class for £25. (UK only)⠀ ⠀ 📬 We even designed the box to fit through a standard letterbox saving you a trip to the post office.⠀ ⠀ Father's Day sorted 👍.⠀ Click the link in our bio to get yours today @reco_single.use.sucks ⠀ ❓ New to safety razors? We have an in-depth guide on our site, send us a DM for a link.⠀ ⠀

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Here's one for the UK folks! Reco is a new store founded by Londoners Andy and Amy who decided to do something about the abundance of single-use products after a trip to Cape Town. They even started the hashtag #singleusesucks, and we couldn't agree more.

Reco offers reusable and sustainable alternatives to single-use products with a heavy focus on kitchen and bathroom essentials.

Specialties: Reco has a subscription service that delivers different kinds of vegan soap bars for different needs (shampoo, shaving, conditioner, body, etc.) at the start of each month. At the moment, the subscription is available for UK residents only.

Shipping: Delivery within the UK is free if you order over £25. Delivery is available to the rest of Europe, the U.S., and Canada, but the pricing is calculated by weight.

Visit Reco

6. EarthHero

EarthHero has a huge selection of green, ethical, and sustainable products. They have everything from classic zero waste essentials to clothing and electronics, not even mentioning the fitness and outdoors section.

Specialties: Audio and tech and fitness.

Shipping: All U.S. orders (including Hawaii and Alaska) which total $50 or more are shipped for free. Currently, they ship internationally only to Canada, and the fees are calculated at the checkout.

Visit EarthHero

7. Life Without Plastic

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Life Without Plastic kitchen and grocery shopping essentials. But hmmm.. somethings missing. Oh ya, these bags are getting a companion. We may or may not be launching a brand new Life Without Plastic product that will transform your grocery shopping experience. And it may or may not be the type of product that will have you questioning how you survived grocery shopping prior. Are you intrigued? The product is launching first on our next newsletter. If you’re not already subscribing, click on the link in our bio to be the first to know about the upcoming launch. Any guesses on what new the product may be? Photo by @girlnconverse #lifewithoutplastic #plasticpollution #noplastic #plasticfree #plasticfreeliving #plasticfreelife #myplasticfreelife #breakfreefromplastic #quitplastic #plasticalternative #zerowaste #nowaste #zerowasteshopping #zerowasteliving #zerowastehome #zerowastelife #bezerowaste #goingzerowaste #packagefree #wasteless #reducewaste

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Launched back in 2006, Life Without Plastic is one of the first zero waste stores out there. Now they have a large variety of zero waste must-haves such as totes, containers, and plastic-free beauty and cleaning supplies.

Specialties: A large collection of plastic-free essentials.

Shipping: On all continental U.S. orders, they charge a flat fee of $9.95. U.S. shipping is free on orders $175 and over. For international shipping, rates are calculated at the checkout.

Visit Life Without Plastic


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About Kat Doe

Kat is a Content Strategist and Editor at NatureHub. Absolutely crazy about tofu and flower-infused drinks. Roots for veganism and vegetarianism, animal rights, humanism, and sustainability. ⠀