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Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Stores in Portland, OR

Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé

By now, you might have noticed that your local grocery store may carry zero waste products such as wooden dish brushes and solid shampoo, but did you know that a few businesses in Portland have made it their mission to curate a selection of plastic-free zero waste essentials? And that some of them will provide a contact-free shopping experience and local deliveries?

Here are six (women-owned) Zero Waste Essential Stores based out of Portland that would definitely need your support during the pandemic (and beyond):

Utility Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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1. Utility Zero Waste (pop-ups and online)

UTILITY is Portland's first zero-waste inspired refill shop with a mission to help you go plastic free. They offer home and personal care products in bulk, refills, and sell durable plastic-free goods for less wasteful living.

UTILITY operates as a pop-up shop and online store in Portland, OR.

Come to a pop-up and fill your containers or order products/refills online and choose pick up or delivery (in PDX only).

Simple Sundries Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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2. Simple Sundries (2214 SE 135th Avenue - Sundays 10:00-1:00 or by appointment)

Simple Sundries is a home delivery mason jar refill service, kinda like the milkman. The offer waste-free kitchen & bath products in East Portland. Shop
online or at the refill window.

Good Intent Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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3. Good Intent (online)

Good Intent's mission is to provide the resources and support to demonstrate that low waste living is for everyone, regardless of your age, culture, or socioeconomic status. They want to expand the reach of low waste resources and make alternatives to single-use plastics and everyday disposables more accessible both geographically and economically. They also hope to show that reducing your personal trash output isn’t just better for the environment, it’s also a more practical and more fulfilling way of life.

Shop online at Good Intent.

Null Refillery Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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4. Null Refillery (delivery or pick-up & refill by appointment at 6937 NE Alameda St)

A neighborhood refill store and delivery service for affordable eco-friendly home and natural body supplies. Reduce single use plastics by refilling your own container.

Replenish Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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5. Replenish (at Milieu Collective in Sellwood - 7836 SE 13th Ave)

One more addition to the list of Portland Refill stores. Check out Replenish Refill Shop.

Mama & Hapa's Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé
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6. Mama & Hapa's (1389 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97214h)

The latest on a growing list of Portland Refill stores. Check out Mama & Hapa's.

Kindred Homestead Supplies Zero Waste Essentials and Refill Store in Vancouver Washington by Conscious by Chloé
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7. Kindred Homestead Supplies (606 Main St, Vancouver, WA)

A place for like-minded folk to gather, converse, shop for low-waste products, learn, grow, share, and exist together. Cross the river and pay a visit to Kindred Homestead Supplies!

Zero Waste City Guide to Portland PDX Oregon

And as always the Zero Waste Portland Guide lists every single resource you might need to lead sustainable life in Portland!

Zero Waste Essentials Stores in Portland Oregon by Conscious by Chloé


Don't forget to check out my Portland Zero Waste Guide to find all you need for a low waste life.