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Zero Waste Shopping: A Sustainable Solution for Our Future

In recent years, there has been a growing movement towards sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment. One area where this is particularly evident is in the rise of zero waste shopping. This innovative shopping approach has been gaining popularity in Ireland and around the world, as people look for ways to reduce the amount of waste they generate and live more sustainably.

Zero waste shopping is actually not a new concept, but rather a return to the way people used to shop in the past. In the days before large supermarkets and plastic packaging, people would shop at small stores that sold loose groceries and milk in glass bottles. However, with the rise of convenience and large supermarkets, plastic packaging became the norm, leading to a build-up of waste in landfills.

Zero waste shopping aims to reduce waste by selling products without excess packaging or plastic. Customers bring their own containers to the store to fill with the desired quantity of goods, eliminating the need for single-use packaging. This means that customers only purchase the amount they need, reducing food waste and saving money in the long run.

Zero waste stores typically stock a range of products, including dried goods, fruits, vegetables, hygiene products, and liquids. Customers weigh their containers before filling them up and pay for the exact amount of the products they purchase. While pricing varies from store to store, zero waste shopping can be cost-effective for smaller households that need only small volumes of products.

In addition to benefiting the environment, zero waste shopping also supports the local community, as many shops source fresh produce from local suppliers. Shopping at a zero waste store can also be an enjoyable experience, with its DIY nature and community atmosphere.

To find a zero waste store near you, a quick online search will yield a list of shops and their products. Many stores now offer home delivery options in eco-friendly packaging, making it even easier to make the switch to zero waste shopping.

In conclusion, zero waste shopping is a sustainable solution for our future. By reducing the amount of waste we generate, we can make a positive impact on the environment while also supporting our local communities. So, why not give zero waste shopping a try and contribute to a more sustainable future? It may take some getting used to, but the benefits are well worth it.


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CCSL has a number of quality assurance accreditations but they do not set our benchmarks. Our quality standards are far higher and we surpass industry best practice and best-in-class measures. In fact, best practices are where we start and we move upwards from there.


We undertake on-going quality control and evaluation of all of our operations to make certain that we meet and exceed the expectations of our clients.

Services That Go Further

Nutrition Matters

Nutrition Matters is a CCSL wellness programme designed to promote the importance of nutrition in the life of a working person.


It’s more than just informing our clients’ teams and workforces about the importance of good diet and health. It’s about designing menus that bring variety without compromising goodness. With the right facts and access to delicious, affordable, healthy food, your staff can make informed choices and bring balance to their lives.



For over 30 years CCSL has been feeding companies and bringing healthy food to workplaces across Ireland. With a combination of the best local produce, talented chefs, technology and innovative thinking we bring you an award-winning suite of services.


Every day we prove that good nutrition makes for happier employees which, in turn, brings improved productivity. Now we’d like to prove it to you.


The CSSL team is made of the best and most experienced people in the industry. But we’re growing and we’re looking for bright, talented innovators to join us as we feed the nation’s workforce with heathy, nutritious, delicious fresh food.


Send in your CV and we’ll get right back to you.

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