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Aberdeen City: 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 Aberdeen.

 
 

 

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

Aberdeen Farmers Market
john@apardion.co.uk

Tel: 01224 633009

Last Saturday of every month

Banchory Farmers Market
safm@fentonevents.com

Scott Skinners Square, Banchory
Tel: 01330 825895

Last Saturday of every month 10am-3pm
Banff Farmers Market
http://thefoody.com/regions/scotlandfm.html

St Mary’s Car Park, Low Street, Banff
Tel: 01261 861424
Email: ms_linda_clark@btinternet.com

 
Elgin Farmers Market
www.scottishfarmersmarkets.co.uk

Plain Stones, High Street, Elgin
Tel: 01309 641259
Email: james@hardmuir.com

Various Saturdays, 9am-4pm
Inverurie Farmers Market
ron.reid@enetrust.com

Town Centre Car Park, Inverurie
Tel: 01467 672529

 

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Health Food Shops

Nature's Larder

60 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6BX
Tel: 01224 588120

 

Forever Living Products

Low Wood Beck, 48 Dunottar Avenue, Stonehaven,
AB39 2JG
Tel: 01569 763176

 

 

Local Green Grocers

Fruit Orchard

21 Queen Street, Lossiemouth, IV31 6PJ
Tel: 01343 813272

 

Phoenix Community Stores Ltd

The Park, Findhorn Bay, IV36 3TZ
Tel: 01309 690110

 

Maureen's Fruit Shop

10 Conval Street, Dufftown, Keith, AB55 4AE
Tel: 01340 820152

 

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Local Retailers

Newton Dee Village Store & Bakery

Newton Dee, North Deeside Road, Bieldside,
AB15 9DX
Tel: 01224 868609

 
Croft Organics

Skellarts Croft, Daviot, Inverurie, AB51 0JL
Tel: 01467 681717

 
Fraser J & M

Burnorrachie, Bridge of Muchalls, Stonehaven,
AB39 3RU
Tel: 01569 730195

 
Greeness Organics

Rosebrae, Greeness, Cuminestoen, AB53 8HY
Tel: 01888 544877

 

Lembas

Lorieneen, Bridge Of Muchalls, Stonehaven,
AB39 3RU
Tel: 01569 731746

 

Ward, Colin J

Bridgefoot, Newmachar, AB21 7PE
Tel: 01651 862041

 
Lidl

Wellington Road, Torry, AB12 3DB

 
Lidl

Langstracht, Mastrick, Aberdeen, AB15 6HG
Tel: 01569 730195

 
Lidl

Inverurie Road, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, AB21 9JL

 

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

Nature's Larder

60 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6BX
Tel: 01224 588120

 

Forever Living Products

Low Wood Beck, 48 Dunottar Avenue, Stonehaven,
AB39 2JG
Tel: 01569 763176

 

 

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
Cooper & Harper

1-5 High Street, Insch, AB52 6JE
Tel: 01464 820322

 
Neil MacDonald

604 Clifton Road, Aberdeen, AB24 4ED
Tel: 01224 696453

 
Monymusk Stores

The Village, Monymusk, Inverurie, AB51 7HJ
Tel: 01467 651200

 

Echt Stores

12 Prospect Terrace, Lumphanan, Banchory, AB31 4SH
Tel: 01330 860501

 

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