Purchasing your food in bulk has many wonderful benefits for both you and the planet. Take a look at The Source’s reasons below and see how shopping in bulk can help you become a more sustainable shopper and adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle.
- Reduce Waste
By shopping at bulk food shops, you will reduce both your packaging and your food waste. Plus, it will encourage you to be more mindful about your choices as a consumer- a win for your pantry and the planet.
- Reduce Transport Miles
Bulk goods require less overall transportation because there are less packaging components that must be produced and transported before to being filled.
- It’s Cheaper
Generally speaking buying in bulk is cheaper than shopping in a traditional mass supermarket because you aren’t paying for excessive packaging.
- You Can Buy Exactly How Much You Need
When you buy in bulk you can scoop out just the right amount that you need so there is no food waste.
- Food Stays Fresher
Because you can exactly what you need, you can say bye to old packets of half-used products sitting in the cupboard.
- Shop Consciously
Buying in bulk helps you think about your food waste and the amount of packaging being used. And you’ll be so inspired to spread the word and encourage family and friends to make changes in their own behaviours and lifestyles!
The manufacture and production of materials for packaging clears trees in our forests, dumps contaminated water into our streams and uses gigantic amounts of energy resulting in huge levels of C02 emissions being released into our atmosphere.
- Get Back To Basics
In our fast paced world of today, there is a place and need to get back to basics- keeping it simple as possible and to get back to ‘The Source’.
- It’s Personal, Fun and Interactive
The Source Bulk Foods employs zero-waste enthusiasts and passionate foodies so you can always have a chat & ask about the food you are buying.