Here is a list of businesses in and around Dunfermline that can help you reduce your single-use plastic. Of course there are others but here are a few to get you started. Sadly many of these have had to close in light of the current lockdown. When they get back up and running again, remember to take along your own tubs, jars, boxes and bags.
Happy Earth Place
Zero-waste shopping in Dunfermline
47 James Street, Dunfermline. Claire runs this brilliant shop which sells 'scoop-your-own' dried foods, washing and cleaning refills and eco-friendly body care products supplied by local makers. Take along your own boxes and bottles to fill up. Happy Earth Place is a Plastic Free Champion Business. Click on the photo of Claire for the link to the HEP facebook page.
Bankhead Farm Shop
Local farm selling 'plastic-free' fruit and vegetables
Run by Nancy and Stewart Wishart sell fruit and vegetables, much of which they grow themselves. Open between November and May, Bankhead Farmshop is located on A985 by Cairneyhill. Bankhead Farm Shop is a Plastic Free Champion Business
Fabulous homemade bread, and fruit and vegetables
Located at Inverkeithing Road, near Crossgates, Woodlea stables sell fruit, veg, home-made bread, cakes, homegrown eggs and other local farm shop products. Open Friday - Sunday. Click on the photo for a link to the website
Milk deliveries in glass bottles
McQueen Dairies deliver different types of milk including organic in Dunfermline twice a week. Click on their logo for a link to their website.
For other places to shop see below. Web links are shown in red
Bayne's Bakers, 102 High Street, Dunfermline : Bread, rolls, cakes and pastries
andkeep.com sells a multitude of plastic free items under categories such as cooking, bathroom, parenting, clothes. They also have starter packs for plastic free living.
AnythingButPlastic.co.uksells toiletries including shampoo bars, dentatabs, toothbrushes, suntan lotion and lots of other really useful stuff, including paper tape! Browse the website and see what plastic necessities of yours you can replace with a plastic-free alternative.
Cheekywipes.comsells reusable baby wipes, make up remover pads, sanitary towels and period pants
noplasticshop.comsells plastic free items for kitchen, bathroom, hair, teeth and children. They also have make up in bamboo containers.
www.stojo.eu Collapsible coffee cups. These are brilliant. Sturdy, user-friendly and portable as they tuck into a pocket in your bag, be it a handbag or a manbag. They don’t have a UK website, just a European one. But you can get these in John Lewis, M&S, Robert Dyas, just google them.
Whogivesacrap.com sells toilet paper and kitchen towels. Half their profits go towards building toilets in the third world.
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