Local Eco-Friendly Stores In Cape Town

Words: Devon Bowers

Going green and leading a sustainable lifestyle can sometimes be difficult when you don’t know where to source fresh produce and products for your pantry. To make things easier, we’ve listed some of the best stores in Cape Town to help meet your plastic-free and eco-friendly shopping needs.

GO GREEN WITH THESE LOCAL ECO-FRIENDLY STORES

Get your green shopping going with some of these eco-friendly stores in Cape Town.

NUDE FOODS

Local Eco-Friendly Stores

Nude Foods will become your go-to place to get groceries without plastic. Their bulk wholefoods, health foods and earth-friendly products are all non-GMO, plastic-free and sold by weight.  NUDE FOODS supports local suppliers and waste-reducing initiatives. Apart from selling amazing fresh produce, they also have a monthly clothes swap, in collaboration with Twyg.

Locations: 5 Constitution Street, Zonnebloem | Shop 2, Paul House, 17 Wilkinson St, Newlands
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00-17:30 | Sat: 09h00-15h30 | Closed Sun
Contact: 021 437 3003 | 021 685 2878

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SHOP ZERO

Shop Zero is the perfect introduction if you want to start living your plastic-free lifestyle beyond grocery shopping. They have homeware, personal care and cleaning products in addition to zero-waste food. You can refill reusable containers to buy as much or as little as needed.

Location:  224 Lower Main, Observatory
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00-17h30 | Sat: 11:00-14h00
Contact: 084 201 5652

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FAITHFUL TO NATURE

This health and wellness retailer is truly the one-stop, plastic-free shop of your dreams. They have an extensive range of eco-friendly products from food, health, home, body and beauty and even cater to your kid’s shopping needs. Faithful to Nature makes a point of ensuring conscious consumerism by checking every single ingredient, of every single product before placing them on shelves. They care about their customers and give you all the information you need to live a sustainable life. Faithful to Nature believes that living a plastic-free lifestyle shouldn’t be an inconvenience, which is why they have two locations in Cape Town, as well as an online store where you can purchase all your organic goodies.

Locations: Breakwater Blvd Shop 6102, Ground Floor, V&A Waterfront | 57 Capricorn Dr Capricorn Business Park, Muizenberg
Hours: V&A Waterfront: Mon-Sun: 09:00-21h00 | Muizenberg: Mon-Fri: 08h00-17h00
Contact: 021 100 3060 | 021 785 3268

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WELLNESS WAREHOUSE

Wellness Warehouse’s passion lies in being an experience, not just a product. They want to inspire wellness in all aspects by focusing on a holistic, sustainable and transformative approach. For your convenience, you can visit any of their 22 stores in Cape Town or their online store which has everything you need.

Locations: Check out their 22 different locations in Cape Town and South Africa, at the Wellness Warehouse website link below
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09h00-16h00 | Sat: 09h00-13h00
Contact: 021 003 3552

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ORGANIC ZONE

Organic Zone started out by selling organic boxes, but now has grown into having two stores. Supplying not just fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, but also a wide range of organic foods and health products. They make sure that their fresh produce consists of more than 80% certified organic foods. If a farm is not certified organic, Organic Zone will visit for an inspection to make sure their products are up to par. Now that is a local eco-friendly store caring about organic farming.

Locations: Shop 2, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Cnr Main and Putter Rd, Lakeside | Cnr Main & Rosendale Rd, Riverside Mall, Rondebosch
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09h00-18h00 | Sat: 08h00-17h00 | Sun: 09h00-17h00
Contact: 021 013 0157 | 021 685 1929

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ORGANIC ROUTE

organic route eco friendly

Organic Route is an organic grocery store dedicated to creating a conscientious shopping experience for its customers. Its focus is ensuring better sustainability by providing ethically sourced products, from fresh produce to poultry. They sell fruit, veggies, ferments, nuts and grains and use plastic-free packaging. If you struggle to make time for grocery shopping during the week, they also sell weekly boxes filled with fresh produce.

Location: Shop B2, Mainstream Shopping Centre Cnr of Princess & Main Rd, Hout Bay
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09h00-17h00 | Sat: 09h00-14h00 | Sun: 10h00-14h00
Contact: 021 791 0403

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SANS COMMUNITY

eco friendly store

You should be familiar with Sans Community, if you know the Loading Bay. This super cool grocer, deli and home goods store sells a range of fresh produce and grains. They encourage green living by promoting sustainable food production and agricultural initiatives.

Location: 277 Main Road, Sea Point
Hours: Mon-Fri: 09h30-18h00 | Sat: 09h30-15h00 | Sun: 09h30-14h00
Contact: 021 205 4555

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ORANJEZICHT CITY FARM MARKET

eco friendly store

If you love weekend markets, the Oranjezicht City Farm Market is the place to do your grocery shopping. Their fruit and veg section contains beautifully stocked fresh and seasonal produce. The market supports local farmers in an eco-friendly way.

Location: Haul Road, Granger Bay Blvd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
Hours: Sat: 08h15-14h00 | Sun: 09h00-14h00
Contact: 083 628 3426

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