WELCOME TO FOOD ON THE LOOSE BOURNEMOUTH
We are here to help you on your Zero waste journey.
WE ARE NOW OPEN - but we still have a few restrictions in place to keep you all safe.
Please remember to keep your distance from other customers, we ask you to check inside the shop and if there is more than 2 customers please wait outside.
You can now browse and pick all your own beauty, home essentials, refill your liquids and packaged goods.
WE ARE NOW OPEN SUNDAY'S
Deliveries in place for Monday and Thursday please go to online ordering for more information.
New! Freezer section in our loose food range, check it out now!
Why Zero Waste?
Reducing, Reusing and Recycling can be a key part of a climate change strategy to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
Here at Food on the Loose we aim to help you reduce your plastic consumption and waste. We have a wide range of household essentials that will help you to reuse rather than throw away.
If you don't know where to start pop in and see us, we can give you ideas and tips to help you start your zero waste adventure.
Bring along your own containers or bottles, We weigh them, you fill them and PAY.
Easiest and most cost effective way for your weekly shop, only buy as much as you need no FOOD waste no PLASTIC waste.
If you forget your containers don'r panic, we have brown paper bags available on site ready for you to transfer into your jars at home.
Along with loose food we have a large variety of biodegradable or recyclable household toiletries and kitchen essentials. EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN 1 PLACE.
WE HAVE TEAMED UP WITH LOCAL LADIES TO PROMOTE WASTE REDUCTION IN BOURNEMOUTH
Below is a list of our Terra Cycle Schemes we are collecting in the shop:
Crisp Packets including Pringle Tubes, Nut Packaging, Popcorn Packaging.
Wet food and dry food cat/dog pouches
Confectionary - Chocolate Bar Wrappers, Pouches
Face Wipe Packaging, Empty Mascara Tubes, LipBalms / Lip sticks, Hand Cream Tubes
Pens, Markers and Highlighters
Crackers and Biscuits Packaging
Baby Food Pouches
Please clean these out before bring them in.
Easy Ways to
Minimize Your Waste
BRING YOUR OWN BAGS
PICK LOOSE FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
REUSE FOOD CONTAINERS NOT SANDWICH/FREEZER BAGS
DRINK FROM REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE
EAT HEALTHY AVOID HEAVILY PACKAGED FOODS
USE STAINLESS STEEL STRAWS
BUY FROM A LOOSE FOOD SHOP
SIGN UP FOR BEACH CLEANS
Join The Movement #foodontheloose2019
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
It's great. Buy as much or as little as you wish. Just like the old Weigh N Saves
Fab little ECO friendly shop
Great shop. Really lovely staff who are welcoming and knowledgeable.