Want To Go Green? Here Are 8 Zero Waste Stores You Can Buy From

Mikaela Anthonysamy

Mikaela Anthonysamy

Last updated 21 February, 2022

It goes without saying that years of industrialisation have deeply affected our planet. Mass production of items have led to a surge in waste and as we all know, many of them end up in landfills and oceans.

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to minimise waste or go no-waste altogether, shopping at zero waste stores is a good start. We’ve put together a list of some of these stories all around Malaysia. Let us know what you think and happy shopping!

1. Seedy Zero Waste Store

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Based in Shah Alam, Selangor, Seedy is a one-stop shop for many household items. You’ll find a wide range of organic foods, snacks and personal care products here, but all of them will be free of plastic packaging.

Want to shop here? Come with your own bags/containers between 10am-6pm from Tuesdays through Saturdays.

At the time of writing, they’re collecting plastic containers to pack cookies for Chinese New Year. If you have some clean containers at home, feel free to drop them off at the store!

Address: 9-1(Ground Floor) Suasana, 2, Jalan Anggerik Vanilla 31/93, Kota Kemuning, 40460 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Contact: 014-338 3890

2. Go Bulk

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Similar to Seedy, you can purchase cooking, cleaning and food products here. Once you’re in the store, you first need to weigh your container on one of their scales and stick the label it gives you on the container.

Next, fill in your container(s) with as much product as you like and then head over to the payment counter. There, your container will be weighed again and you can pay for what you took.

Go Bulk is based in Tamarind Square, Cyberjaya and these are their operating hours:

  • Friday: 12-8pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am-6-pm

Address: E2-04-03, Tamarind Square, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyber 10, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor

Contact: 012-424 2894

3. Liquid Etc

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Said to be the first zero waste store in Klang, Selangor, Liquid Etc mainly focuses in selling detergents, soaps and cleaning products without the plastic packaging.

However, you’ll also find snacks, cutleries, personal hygiene products and so on. They also have products that your pets might enjoy!

If you’re based in Klang and would like to drop by, you can do so on all days of the week except Sundays from 11am to 6pm.

Address: No. 5, Jalan Rodat 3/KU5, Bandar Bukit Raja, 41050 Klang, Selangor.

Contact: 017-348 6722

4. The Hive Bulk Foods

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The Hive is the first and the largest zero waste store in Malaysia. Apart from food and household items, you can also purchase cosmetic and beauty products here!

They carry some big brands such as Amazin’ Graze and Rawganics too, so you’ll be spoilt for choice when shopping here. There’s an ongoing 25% sale for Chinese New Year, so go make the best of it!

The Hive is located in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur and is open all 7 days a week from 9am-7pm.

Address: 92A, Lrg Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03-2202 0707

5. OWL Zero Waste Bulk Store

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Penang folks, this one’s for you!

Drop by OWL Zero Waste Bulk Store in Tanjung Bungah and you’re in for a visual treat. In this aesthetic store, you’ll find not only food items but also handmade soaps and bamboo utensils/self-care products.

This store is just one of two zero waste stores in Penang, so if you’re embarking on your mission to minimise waste, you should definitely pay them a visit. Their operating hours are from 10-am-6pm all days except Mondays.

Address: 12A, Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, 11200 Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia

Contact: 016-708 8846

6. Eco Genesis Inc

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We have another first here, as Eco Genesis Inc is the first zero-waste store and refill station in Sabah!

Stop by and get your fill of pretty bath and beauty products as well as sanitary items. Serums, bath gels, menstrual cups, oils and fragrances, you name it.

Interested in paying them a visit? Details are below!

Address: 1st Floor, Unit 78, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Contact: 011-5104 2278

7. Conzerve

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Besides Seedy, Conzerve is another zero-waste store that’s based in Shah Alam. Walk in to their store and you’ll find jars and jars of products you can get refills of.

But what’s even more interesting is that they also have workshops that are tied to minimalistic  and zero-waste living. Recently, they had a tempeh-making workshop will fully organic items.

Address: R23A, Jalan Bazar U8/99, Bukit Jelutong, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor

Contact: 011-2379 4327

8. NUDE The Waste Free Store

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In need of insect repellents and air purifiers? You’ll be able to get these here besides food, skincare products and detergents.

Some of the liquids sold here are biodegradable, which is even better! Much of their other products are also toxin-free, so if you have kids, this would be a great option. If you purchase skincare products in tiny jars, you can get RM2 off your next purchase if you return the jars.

Address: 11A, Jalan 19/29, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Contact: 011-3773 9639

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