With the ever-growing issue of plastic waste, Bali’s government has officially banned single-use plastic from all over the island in 2019. The island itself is known for its abundant natural sources and the society’s habits of eco-friendly living. Join the movement to help save the planet and contribute to reducing plastic waste through these eco-shops we’ve listed for you.
1. Bali Buda
One of the oldest eco-friendly shops in Bali, Bali Buda has been around since 1994. This store provides healthy homemade meals, fresh produce and comprehensive bulk items such as chia seeds, coconut oils, vitamins, natural soaps, and other eco-friendly products for your healthy living such as stainless steel straws, tote bags for you to carry on your supermarket sweep since Bali is banning all single-use plastic. They also compost or recycle their own waste, up to 90%. Visit their stores in Ubud, Kerobokan, Uluwatu, and Sanur.
2. Zero Waste Bali
Located in Kerobokan, Zero Waste Bali claims as to the first bulk store in Bali since it first opened in 2018. Providing organic and non-organic food products as well as eco-friendly products that are unpackaged and plastic-free! With a mission to guide people to change their lifestyle and make simple changes in reducing waste, Zero Waste Bali has opened two other shops in Canggu and Ubud. Keep a look-out on their website to shop online or social media since they also give out tips and tricks, held eco-friendly events or participate in their 30-days zero waste challenge. Fun and good for the planet, why not?
3. Earth Café
Known for its “A Whole Life Concept”, Earth Café Bali is a brand of organic, vegan shops and restaurants providing all your healthy food and lifestyle needs. Their aim to sharpen your inner compass and support a healthy lifestyle with a fresh organic menu. You may also find hand and body, soaps and other household items that are nature-friendly. Located on the busy street of Seminyak, Earth Café is not hard to find. They also provide catering for your wedding or event with carefully picked produce that they imported or grown locally, supporting the local farmers.
4. Eco Living Bali
Strongly supporting plastic-free movement, all products in Eco Living Bali store are free of plastic, from manufacturing, packaging and store placement. Natural ingredients in their products makes it safe to use and environmentally friendly too. You may also find daily necessities products such as bamboo toothbrush, bamboo cotton earbuds, beeswax wraps, soaps, all made of natural ingredients. Visit the store and start your plastic-free lifestyle.
5. Alive Whole Food Store
Stock up on your healthy and natural food at Alive Whole Food Store. Located in Canggu, the store also provides bulk food and organic produce. You can visit and shop in-store or have it delivered to your doorstep by ordering on their website. All of the items in the store are preservative and additive-free, and by supporting their store, you will also be supporting the eco-farmers on the island.
Alive Whole Food Store
Jl. Padang Linjong, Echo Beach, Canggu
Mobile: +62812 3600 4204
By: Icha Annisa