Plastic Free

@ Berkeley Lab

From manufacturing to disposal, single-use plastics threaten public health and the environment.

What Can You Do?

Plastic-Free-Checklist.pdf

BRING YOUR OWN (BYO)

WHERE TO REFILL

Instead of buying products in disposable packaging --
Visit a local store like one below to fill your reusable tupperware, recycled jars, etc. with bulk foods and personal & home care products
...and find plastic-free alternatives to common household items.

Berkeley Bowl Marketplace

2020 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA

920 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA

(bulk foods)


Ecology Center
530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702

(bulk personal & home care, eco products, HelpDesk, events...) 


Fillgood

1579a Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA

(bulk personal & home care)

Filling Station

2112B Vine St, Berkeley, CA
(bulk personal & home care)

Oaktown Spice

546 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA

1224 Solano Ave, Albany, CA
2132 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA
(Spices in bulk / reusable glass jars)


Rainbow Grocery

1745 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA
(extensive bulk food; personal & home care)


Re-Up Refills
6025 College Ave, Oakland, CA
(bulk food, personal, & home care)

Simple SF
1001 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA
(bulk personal & home care)

...more stores across California

The Daisy Refillery

San Francisco, CA
(bulk personal & home care)


WHERE TO THROW @ the Lab

What to do with waste at the Lab? Type in an item below to find out.

ViDEOS

The Story of Plastic highlights the intersection of the global plastics problem and environmental injustice. 

Reducing Packaging
(UC Climate) 

The Nonsense of Packaging: Part I & II