From toothpaste tubes to soap bottles, much of the packaging for our home and food products is unnecessarily, utterly wasteful. The husk of the problem is used once until it’s empty, then discarded into the rubbish bin. What a waste. There is a better alternative to this consumer conundrum: buying bulk. And Taylor Stirling, the Sustainability Lead for Kirkland, WA’s Scoop Marketplace and its educational branch Scoop Intelligence, is helping consumers and businesses alike pivot toward more sustainable practices.... more
This sturdy and durable spray bottle features awesome DIY cleaning recipes on the side of the bottle! I love that all of the ingredients are non-toxic, and can be found in plenty of bulk shops! This is my go-to during my deep-cleaning days at home.
Vejibags are essential to people who buy produce (so, most people). They come in three sizes, so you can separate your fresh produce and herbs, or put them all together for a veggie party! Vejibags keep your produce crisp and fresh for WEEKS. They have made my farmer’s market trips well worth it by preserving my buys. I cannot recommend them enough!
laine Products is revolutionizing the personal care industry with reusable aluminum bottles, pure ingredients, and refills sent directly to your doorstep. Scoop Marketplace sells their shampoo and conditioner in bulk so you can fill up your favorite mason jar or pre-loved squeezable shampoo bottle! It leaves hair soft, without weighing it down.
Nellie’s detergents are super concentrated and good for the planet. You can get their awesomely branded tins, or fill up your own jars with the powdered detergents. All you need is one tablespoon per load, no matter how big! Its suitable for even the most sensitive skin types, and yes, you can fill up on Scoop’s bulk stock!
These AP Cleaning Grains are so powerful, and all you need is a teaspoon per spray bottle! They cut through kitchen counter grease, shower mold, and sink dirt to give you a shiny and clean surface. They come from a small business, Barn Cat Creations, and can be purchased in bulk at Scoop Marketplace!
One of the ONLY tooth tabs on the market with fluoride, you can purchase these compostable packets at Scoop! They give an amazing clean brush, and are great for travelling, camping, and just everyday use. I have been using tooth tabs for the past four years and have yet to get a cavity! Never going back to tube toothpaste.
Bombini’s Polishing Grains are a great addition to your skincare routine, especially in dry weather! They deliver gentle exfoliation while keeping moisture in your skin. Made with simple grains, simply mix the powder with with a little bit of water to create a paste, and gently rub on your face! I do this a couple of times weekly while in the shower. So Luxurious! You can fill up your own container with Scoop’s bulk stock!
Plastic waste has exponentially increased during COVID-19. Hand sanitizer has become an integral part of our daily possessions during this time, so how can we combat that? Bulk stock and glass spray bottles! Fill up at Scoop with hand sanitizer made from a distillery in Lynden, Washington!
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