The Green Eatery is nestled in downtown Milton, steps away from the Mill Pond. This gem offers delicious vegan friendly meals and snacks in a comfortable setting. All take away, single serve plastics are made from compossible materials. Maria, the current owner has mindfully made sure that any waste created by her guests has the shortest life in the waste management process..
The Green Eatery is a Gold Standard Green Goals Restaurant. This means that they have voluntarily committed to only use plant based single use take away containers and will always accept your reusable containers when ordering products.
Check out our community events page for upcoming eco programs that will take place throughout 2019.
You can drop off your glass jars at the restaurant any time during business hours.
Laura Newton is the FIRST entrepreneur in Milton Ontario who stood up and opened a much needed shop that sells a variety of products that are entirely made with a low waste living lifestyle in mind. Laura, on the left is one of the first eco warriors in town who wants to help you go low waste. That's me in the middle, with Eleanor Hayward. We were just lucky enough to grab a picture with Laura while visiting her busy shop.
From bamboo toothbrushes, reusable draw string produce bags and a variety of refillable products, her shop is a regular drop in point for anyone who is committed to lowering their plastic waste. When you shop here, you are voting with your dollar for a world with less plastic.
Need a low waste gift for someone? Laura also has some amazing gift options for someone wanting to go waste free but needs a few pushes in the right direction.
15 Martin St Unit 6, Milton, ON L9T 2R1
Lori runs Lala Soap Company on Charles Street in Milton Ontario, and her passion for low waste and organic living has been part of her essence for many years. Having grown up in a rural household, she has been able to bring those life lessons to her customers and guests.
I am in love with her deodorant. it comes in a glass jar and she will refill it for you. Also, she offers bar shampoo, refillable Brommers Castile soap and diet free all natural bug spray. One of the future trends that this region is set to see is an increase in bugs and other invasive species. I like that her diet free bug spray does the trick while keeping my young children free from many chemicals that are associated with mainstream bug repellent.
Lala Soap is the only place in Milton (that I am aware of} that has the shop set up for some pretty awesome low waste DIY beauty projects. Lori not only offers drop in dates where you don't need to make an appointment to come in (see our Calendar under the upcoming events page), she also runs birthday parties and other celebration events. How cool would it be to have your daughter's birthday party be low waste and informative? Click below to reach her page.
The Womb is a wonderful spot for eco minded moms for a variety of reasons. First, Lorri and Angie have low waste initiatives all over their business. From using reusable cloths in the washroom to ensuring that their cleaning products are chemical free, they make every reasonable effort to reduce the plastic waste they create. Second, They offer new moms a safe space to come through the day to relax and recharge, Did you know that one of the easiest ways to be a low waste mom is to breast feed (If you are able to, of course)? Many moms drop in the Womb to breast feed their babies when out around town. Having a community to drop by makes all the difference when trying to get daily errands completed while keeping your child well fed.
There are two Womb locations. One is in Milton and the other one is in Milton. For the moms who want to learn more about having a low waste household, The Womb offers sustainable parenting workshops. Join Lindsay as she guides you into the simple process of using reusable diapers. See below for upcoming workshop dates, or clink on the link to the right to connect to their website.
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