What I Found During My First Visit to a Zero Waste Supermarket

When we arrived, both my friend and I were pleasantly surprised at the range of items available to us. There was a large selection of dry foods such as pasta, rice and grains. There were also several varieties of each; from wholewheat fusilli to large conchiglioni shells; from brown rice to risotto and white long grain rice; and from soya beans to couscous, lentils and chickpeas. There was also a selection of loose teas on offer, ranging from fruit teas to herbal teas to breakfast teas. A wide selection of herbs and spices were on offer too. I was also impressed by the selection of fresh fruit and vegetables on offer. I was able to buy salad ingredients such as cucumbers, radishes and tomatoes without any packaging at all!

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