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North Lanarkshire: 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 North Lanarkshire.

 
 

 

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.

Farmers Markets

Airdrie Farmers Market

Graham Street, Airdrie
Tel: 01698 266566
Email: towncentres@northlan.gov.uk

Second Saturday alternate month. 9.00am till 2.00pm or sold out. Exceptions: January. Number of stalls? 10 to 15 ( seasonal variations).

Coatbridge Farmers Market

Main Street, Coatbridge
Tel: 01698 266566
Email: owncentres@northlan.gov.uk

Second Saturday alternative months. 9.00am till 2.00pm or sold out. Exceptions: January. Number of stalls? 10 to 16 (seasonal variations)

 

Local Green Grocers

Jennifers

10 South Bridge Street, Airdrie, ML6 6JF
Tel: 01236 602798

 

Allison's

46 Woodside Street, Coatbridge, ML5 5NJ
Tel: 01236 421919

 

Fresh Fruit Shop

26 Main Street, Wishaw, ML2 7AF
Tel: 01698 292515

 

Roots & Shoots

60 Manse Road, Newmains, Wishaw, ML2 9AX
Tel: 01698 384111

 

G Miller & Son

69 Main Street, Kilsyth, G65 OAH
Tel: 01236 822198

 

Walkers Country Foods

64 West Main Street, Shotts, ML7 5QD
Tel: 01501 753307

 

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Local Retailers

Digby's Licensed Delicatessen

52-54 Muir Street, Motherwell, ML1 1BN
Tel: 01698 263006

 

Sykeside Mini Market

47 Sikeside Street, Coatbridge, ML5 4PT
Tel: 01236 437223

 
Handysave

2 South Robertson Place, Airdrie, ML6 ODE
Tel: 01236 764390

 
Whinhall Mini Market

17 Burnfoot Road, Airdrie, ML6 OJR
Tel: 01236 768 761

 
Lidl

80 Robertson Street, Wishaw, ML2 7AP

 

Lidl

202 Main Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3RD

 

Lidl

Unit 3 Ardrie Retail Park,
Gartlea Road, Airdrie, ML6 9JB

 

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

 

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
Handysave

2 South Robertson Place, Airdrie, ML6 ODE
Tel: 01236 764390

 
Whinhall Mini Market

17 Burnfoot Road, Airdrie, ML6 OJR
Tel: 01236 768 761

 

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