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Inverclyde: Avoid Over Packaging

Over packaged items create more waste than is necessary, select a topic from the drop down menu to find out how you can avoid over packaged items in Inverclyde.



Buy Food Loose

Buying food loose without lots of packaging helps to reduce the amount of waste that you have to take home. This list shows places where you can buy food loose.

Health Food Shops

The Grain Store

29 Church Street, Port Glasgow, PA14 5EH
Tel: 01475 742721


Holland & Barrett

Unit 23, Hamilton Way, Greenock, PA15 1JJ
Tel: 01475 552553



Connemara, Main Street, Howwood,
Johnstone, PA9 1AW
Tel: 01505 702390



Local Green Grocers

Express Fruits

21 West Stewart Street, Greenock, PA15 1SH
Tel: 01475 786888


The Four Seasons

55 Kempock Street, Gourock, PA19 1NF
Tel: 01475 631331


The Green House

Campbell Place, Lochwinnoch Road,
Kilmacolm, PA13 4HA
Tel: 01340 820152


Georges Fruit & Veg

Unit 8, Houston Court, Johnstone, PA5 8DL
Tel: 01505 335469


Harry's Fruitshop

14a Thornhill, Johnstone, PA5 8JG
Tel: 01505 321445


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Local Retailers

Stevies Food and Wine

95 Shore Road, Gourock, PA19 1RB
Tel: 01475 630997



14 South Street, Greenock, PA16 8TX
Tel: 01475 786448

Licensed Grocers

58 Maple Road, Greenock, PA16 9HT
Tel: 01475 730434

Alldays Stores Ltd

2 Lyle Buildings, Lochwinnoch Road,
Kilmacolm, PA13 4LE
Tel: 01505 873160


42 Murdieston Street, Greenock, PA15 4SJ
Tel: 01475 721362



Custom House Way, Greenock, PA15 1EG
Tel: 01569 731746


To find where you can buy food locally produced, click here.

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Buy in Bulk

This list shows where you can ‘buy in bulk’. Buying items in larger sizes helps to reduce packaging and may save money in the long term.

Local Retailers

M.J. Grocers

12 Roberts Street, Port Glasgow, PA14 5NU
Tel: 01475 741562


Kip General Stores & P.O.

Main Street, Inverkip, Greenock, PA16 0AS
Tel: 01475 521270

Lalley's Off Sales

193-195 Auchmead Road, Greenock, PA16 0LN
Tel: 01475 632986


Megeachan Stores

11 Kempock Street, Gourock, PA19 1NB
Tel: 01475 637516


Freddie's Food Store

105-111 Grieve Road, Greenock, PA16 7AW
Tel: 01475 723817


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Concentrated Products
e.g. concentrated juice

Concentrated products come in smaller containers than ready diluted alternatives and may be more cost effective, this list shows where you can buy concentrated products locally.

Local Retailers
P.K. Benning Stores

54-56 Fancy Farm Road, Greenock, PA16 7LY
Tel: 01475 791614

General Grocer

78 Shore Street, Gourock, PA19 1RD
Tel: PA19 1RD

Freddie's Food Store

25 Brougham Street, Greenock, PA16 8AB
Tel: 01475 724461


Mini Market

25 Lynedoch Street, Greenock, PA15 4AB
Tel: 01475 784421



6 Cromdale Road, Port Glasgow, PA14 6LT
Tel: 01475 706667


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