Making a difference to our local community

LOCAL BUSINESSES

Below we have started to identify businesses, in the Streatham Hill and High Road area, who can assist with your desire to reduce your plastic consumption.  Also those who are actively  eco-conscious and are trying to connect with you as customers. This directory is for them and for you. If you wish to add your business or know of one which needs to be added here, please contact us and give us the details.   


We also intend to list businesses who have signed up to our PLASTIC FREE STREATHAM PLEDGE. These will be businesses who have pledged to eliminate SINGLE USE PLASTIC items such as plastic carrier bags, straws, plastic stirrers, cups etc.  Watch this space!


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BARS AND CAFES

We are making our way to all establishments on the High Road so if you don't see your favourite Eco friendly cafe/bar here please give us time to get to them or get in touch and tell us. 


Batch & Co Coffee  - 54 Streatham Hill (near the bus station, opposite). Jen Batchelor is truly committed to the eco cause. The cups are biodegradable, they have paper straws for takeaway and metal straws for drinks consumed in the cafe. She uses local, eco friendly suppliers where possible.  A discount of 10p is given if you are using your own cup. Re-usable cups are on sale here. The coffee waste from the cafe is taken by First Mile converted for renewable energy and nutrient rich fertiliser.  Even the furniture/fixtures and fittings are made from recycled materials.


Cafe Vivaldi - 2 Streatham Hall Parade, Streatham High Road, opposite Halifax Bank. They use 100% recyclable cups.


Estate Office Coffee - 1 Drewstead Road near Streatham Hill Station. Not the Co-op side.  

Their cups can be recycled from www.recyclablecups.co.uk (note for other establishments!). They have wooden cutlery for take away,  paper straws and  20p discount for customers. with their own cups. And a free drink if you buy a (very lovely) reusable cup from them. 


Exhibit B - 5 Streatham High Road

Use only paper straws.


Pratts and Payne - 103 Streatham High Road.   Are using biodegradable straws.


CHARITY SHOPS

All Aboard - 83 Streatham High Road


Cancer Research - 65 Streatham High Road


British Heart Foundation - 75 Streatham High Road


British Heart Foundation, Music and Books - 94 Streatham High Road


Give A Little - 71 Streatham Hill


Oxfam - 47 Streatham High Road


Royal Trinity Hospice - 77 Streatham Hill


Royal Trinity Hospice - 124 Streatham High Road


Sense - 200A Streaham High Road


Shelter - 242 Streatham High Road


Wandsworth Oasis - 2-4 Leigham Court Road

Charity shops help charities, the environment and the community and prevent items going to waste.

Charity shops help charities, the environment and the community and prevent items going to waste.

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, BAKERIES & BUTCHERS

MFC Supermarket, The Meditteranean Food Centre - 45 Streatham Hill

This store has loose fruit and vegetables free of plastic (although not all).  They have a wide range of good quality goods although it is advisable to wash produce thoroughly as it is outside by the busy road.


The bakery and Halal butcher will place items in your bags or containers on request.  


Food Mart - 99 Streatham Hill

Here they sell loose fruit and vegetables in bowls. 


Foodway - Astoria Parade, 10 Streatham High Road.  Sell unwrapped fruit and vegetables.


Shoppers Delight - 53 Streatham High Road - Sell loose unwrapped fruit and vegetables.


Woodburne Avenue Fruit and Veg Stall - A stall that sells loose spinach! It's really hard to get salad items not in plastic bags.


We are also planning to check out the various farmers markets to see what is available - watch this space.



Blackbird Bakery - Astoria Parade, 10 Streatham High Road


FRUIT AND VEGETABLE (AND MORE) DELIVERY SERVICES


Abel and Cole

www.abelandcole.co.uk

Seasonal and organic.


Oddbox

www.oddbox.co.uk

Wonky produce, fighting food waste.


Riverford

www.riverford.co.uk

Seasonal and organic. Home compostable plastic by the end of 2020 otherwise return for re-use.


Farmdrop

www.farmdrop.com


There are plenty of retailers in Streatham who sell items unwrapped and plastic free.

There are plenty of retailers in Streatham who sell items unwrapped and plastic free.

BYO/Zero waste groceries/Bulk Order

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There are an increasing number of retailers who allow you to take your own containers to buy products.


 

SUSTENANCE ZERO WASTE GROCERIES -  

Saturdays in Brixton

Brixton Station Road


The Rookery Farmers Market,

The Rookery Gardens,

Streatham Common.

Every third Saturday of the month. Next on 17th February


and.....POP UP SHOP

Portico Cafe,

23a Knights Hill,

West Norwood.

Tuesdays 11.30 - 13.30 and 18.00 - 19.30

BYO Zero Waste Shop

www.byo.london

 21-23 Tooting High St
SW17 0SN 


NAKED LARDER 

www.nakedlarder.co.uk

Herne Hill
SE24 9QP


PIPOCA VEGAN

224 Brixton Road, Brixton, SW9

Vegan Creperie and Zero Waste Store


ROOTS AND CYCLES

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Crystal Palace Food Market

Haynes Lane

Wednesdays and Saturdays

For household and store cupboard goods.