Another Cape Town suburb is joining the fight against the plastic plague and promoting a sustainable lifestyle thanks to the new eco-store that has opened in the area.

Residents in the near Milnerton, Parklands and Blouberg can now do their shopping without the extra plastic waste by visiting The Green Tap, a new eco-friendly option that caters to the conscious shoppers every need.

Based at Sunningdale Lifestyle Centre, in the Milnerton rural area, this convenient grocer offers visitors zero-waste packaging options where shoppers can enjoy eco-friendly products on tap, bring their own containers and pay according to weight.

Some of the on-top options at the store.

All products sold at The Green Tap are 100% natural and also pose new alternatives to some products you haven’t thought of reusing before such as cotton rounds or sponges.

Just a few years ago Cape Town had no eco-friendly stores but recently the trend has picked up along with the adaption of a more conscious lifestyle and even eating pattern.

Dry baking goods ready to be scooped up.

From baking grocery items to zero waste storage options, you can find everything on your grocery list and more.

If this spot is a little out of the way for you, check out our five plastic-free shops in Cape Town to start your sustainable shopping journey.

Also Read: The Capetonian’s guide to eco-friendly living

Pictures: Facebook/Terra Amor

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