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Orkney: 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 Orkney.

 
 

 

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.

Local Green Grocers

Papay Community Co-Operative Ltd

Beltane House, Papa Westray, Orkney, KW17 2BU
Tel: 01857 644321

 

Baikie's Stores

Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EL
Tel: 01856 761305

 

Burray Shop

Westerlea, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SS
Tel: 01856 731230

 

G D Pottinger

Thickbigging House, Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EG
Tel: 01856 761221

 

Harray Stores

Harray, Orkney, KW17 2LQ
Tel: 01856 771368

 

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Local Retailers

Baikie's Stores

Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EL
Tel: 01856 761305

 

Burray Shop

Westerlea, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SS
Tel: 01856 731230

 
Corse's Shop

Feastown, Sanday, Orkney, KW17 2AY
Tel: 01857 600312

 
Deerness Stores

Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QQ
Tel: 01856 741208

 
Dounby Stores

Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2HT
Tel: 01856 771204

 

Ebeneezer Stores

Whitehall, Stronsay, Orkney, KW17 2AS
Tel: 01857 616339

 

G D Pottinger

Thickbigging House, Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EG
Tel: 01856 761221

 
Harray Stores

Harray, Orkney, KW17 2LQ
Tel: 01856 771368

 
J C Tulloch Merchants

Westray, Orkney, KW17 2DH
Tel: 01857 677373

 
Kettletoft Stores

Sanday, Orkney, KW17 2BJ
Tel: 01857 600255

 
M E McCarty

54 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG
Tel: 01856 870860

 
Mistra

Evie, Orkney, KW17 2PJ
Tel: 01856 751216

 

Palace Stores & Post Office

Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2NA
Tel: 01856 721351

 
R L & H A Robertson

Astley Cottage, Shapinsay, Orkney, KW17 2DZ
Tel: 01856 711208

 
Papay Community Co-Operative Ltd

Beltane House, Papa Westray, Orkney, KW17 2BU
Tel: 01857 644321

 
W I Rendall

Kincraig, Pierowall, Westray, KW17 2DH
Tel: 01857 677389

 

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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

Baikie's Stores

Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EL
Tel: 01856 761305

 

Burray Shop

Westerlea, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SS
Tel: 01856 731230

 
Corse's Shop

Feastown, Sanday, Orkney, KW17 2AY
Tel: 01857 600312

 

G D Pottinger

G D Pottinger, Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EG
Tel: 01856 761221

 

Harray Stores

Harray, Orkney, KW17 2LQ
Tel: 01856 771368

 

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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
Kettletoft Stores

Sanday, Orkney, KW17 2BJ
Tel: 01857 600255

 
M E McCarty

54 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG
Tel: 01856 870860

 
Mistra

Evie, Orkney, KW17 2PJ
Tel: 01856 751216

 

Papay Community Co-Operative Ltd

Beltane House, Papa Westray, Orkney, KW17 2BU
Tel: 01857 644321

 

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