You Read Right! There are ways to shop that create Zero Waste!
Zero Waste Shops
We are fortunate to have a zero-waste refill shop – the first in the Cleveland area – called “Little Spark Refill Shop“. There are two locations: on the east side, the shop is at 49 West Orange St., Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022. On the west side, it’s at 19136 Old Detroit Rd., Rocky River.
Visit their website to learn more about what and how to participate.
Attention Teachers & Crafters!
Upcycle Parts Shop is a unique experience. They offer FREE art and up-cyclable items that can be used for creative projects!
Located at 6419 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH, they are a fun resource for your creativity.
They also accept items on a limited basis.
Check their website for hours and more details.
Consignment & Second-Hand Shopping
Consignment shops and second-hand shopping is also a great start to your zero waste journey. There are many national and local choices to explore. Have fun searching for that unique treasure! You never know what you might find. Children also enjoy finding bargains that can stretch their dollars on fun finds. Here are some nearby second hand and thrift stores:
- Revolve Fashion
A resale shop, located in “The Greens of Lyndhurst”. Check the website here.
- Goodwill Industries
A national organization with a shop in the neighborhood at 6605 Mayfield Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
In addition to green shopping, this organization provides skill-building programs and services that promote jobs and independence for people in need.
Here is their website.