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Shetland: 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 Shetland.



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

Orkney farmers market

Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney,
Tel: 01856 831537



Health Food Shops

Scoop Wholefoods

Toll clock shopping centre, North Road, Shetland,
Tel: 01595 695888



Local Green Grocers

Stackhoul Stores

Stackhoul, Fair Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JU
Tel: 01595 760314


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Local Retailers

Aywick Shop

Aywick, East Yell, Shetland, ZE2 9AX
Tel: 01957 702077

loose fruit and veg

Tagon Stores

Voe, Shetland, ZE2 9PT
Tel: 01806 588286

loose fruit and veg
Ollaberry Shop

Ollaberry Industrial Estate, Ollaberry,
Shetland, ZE2 9RT
Tel: 01806 544344

loose fruit and veg
Andrew Halcrow's Shop

Hamnavoe, Shetland, ZE2 9JY
Tel: 01595 859201

R. Robertson & Son

Pierhead, Ulsta, Yell, Shetland, ZE2 9BD
Tel: 01957 722253

mix of loose and pre-packed

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

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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
The Checkout

Chapel Lane, Main Street, Scalloway,
Shetland, ZE1 0TR
Tel: 01595 880525

Lochside Stores

North Lochside, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PJ
Tel: 01595 693271


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