It’s time to get back to basics! These 9 zero waste stores are perfect for those who are off to start their zero waste lifestyle.
Today, the zero waste lifestyle has been widely accepted by Malaysians! We can see more zero waste shops blooming right here in Malaysia.
Generally, zero waste shops carry the 3R concept: Re-use, Reduce and Recycle. At any zero waste shops, you’d be able to find from organic food products to even beauty products. Here are 9 Zero waste Stores in Malaysia that you can check out:
1. The Hive
The Hive is the first zero waste store in Malaysia. With over 300 bulk whole foods available, The Hive was also credited by the UN for its contribution to a zero waste lifestyle. You can even make purchases online through their website here! Check out the article we wrote here on the things you can find in The Hive!
Address: 92A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, 59000, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: 9AM – 7PM (Monday – Sunday)
2. A Bit Less Bulk Store
A Bit Less Bulk Store should be the new grocery store for everyone! Selling a wide variety of household products, such as cleaning products, cooking ingredients and even refillable lip balms!
Remember to bring your own jars/containers in your next visit to A Bit Less Bulk Store!
Address: 20, Jalan Ambong 4, Kepong Baru, 52100, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: Closed on Wednesdays | 11AM – 7PM (Monday – Friday) | 10AM – 6PM (Saturday & Sunday)
3. Frangipani Bulk
Frangipani Bulk is your one-stop solution for those looking for great alternatives to personal care products and tools to kickstart your zero waste journey. For the Muslims, you’d also be able to find halal personal care products! You can find Frangipani Bulk at their online store here or you can drop by their physical store at KL!
Address: 15, The Linc KL – Lot 1, 360, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Monday – Sunday)
4. NUDE The Zero Waste Store
A Weigh-Play-Pay concept zero waste store, NUDE aims to be a central place to meet your needs for a zero waste lifestyle. You can even find dry foods for pets, skincare, beauty care products and dry foods.
Address: 11A, Jalan 19/29, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 11AM – 7PM (Tuesday – Sunday)
5. Bliss Zero Waste Store
Bliss Zero Waste Store is located at Chinatown inside a cafe called Mingle Cafe. You’d be able to find a wide range of cleaning products and handmade soaps while enjoying your cuppa after!
Address: 55, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, 50000, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: Closed on Tuesdays | 11AM – 6PM (Sunday, Monday & Wednesday) | 10AM – 6PM (Thursday – Saturday)
6. Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB)
With over 9 outlets in Malaysia, BYOB’s concept is simple – bring your own bottles and refill it with their range of personal care & cleaning products! Their products range from “Normal” to “OMG” products (plant-based) and are also highly affordable! You can even donate bottles at BYOB. Minimum order of 1 litre of each product is required to minimize wastage – oh and no glass bottles because of safety reasons! You can find BYOB’s range of products here.
7. Origin Bulk Store
A relatively young start-up store opened on 19 September 2018. Origin Bulk Store is an online zero waste store that specializes in gifts for festive seasons. A wide variety of Chinese herbs are also available at this e-store! You can check out their website here.
8. Bare Concept Store
Another relatively new e-store based in Melaka. You can purchase their products through their Facebook page here. Although not much has been updated at the page yet, their cute soap bars are worth the mention!
9. OWL Penang Zero Waste Bulk Store
Not the Owl’s Cafe we have here in Bukit Jalil, but this Owl provides the usual zero waste products, such as food ingredients and a wide array of minimalist-styled products! Check out their FB page here.
Address: 70-01-92B, D’Piazza Mall, Jalan Mahsuri, 11900 Bayan Lepas, 11900 Penang.
Opening hours: Closed on Sundays | 11AM – 2PM, 5PM – 8PM (Monday – Friday) | 10AM – 1PM (Saturday)