Welcome to Life Unplastic

A Zero Waste Shop + Full-Service Refillery

Life Unplastic is on a mission to find sustainable solutions and alternatives that will simplify our efforts to break free from the disposable, toxic plastic and excess packaging so prevalent in our lives today.

The primary goal of our zero waste refillery is to promote a reduction in waste produced while still making sustainable, eco-friendly products accessible, convenient and affordable.

If you are looking for ways to reduce waste in your life and be a part of the solution, you have found youself in the right low-waste place.

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reduce. reuse. refill. rethink. 

What is a full-service zero waste refillery?

A zero waste refillery is a type of retail goods store where customers can purchase a variety of different products in reusable containers, like an enhanced version of the bulk bins at the grocery store. Refilleries encourage and accept customers’ empty containers, or provide community-donated jars, which are then filled with the desired product. The full-service is what sets Life Unplastic apart from other refilleries – we do all of the weighing, scooping, pouring, and refilling for you.

Why do we do it this way? We realize that some people feel uncomfortable using bulk scoop bins in conventional grocery stores and as a result, they avoid bulk shopping altogether. Staff facilitating the refills solves that problem while also making  eco-friendly consumption easy and convenient.

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Contact Us:

Let us know if you have any questions, what we’re doing right, and even what we could improve. We strive to make plastic waste reduction as convenient, accessible, and affordable as possible so you feel comfortable and enthusiastic about continuing your waste free journey.

Local Order pick up & in-store shopping hours:
Monday-Tuesday: 10AM-4pm

2441 NW 43rd st. ste 24b-1
Gainesville, fl 32606

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Life Unplastic
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Nichole Gencarelli
Nichole Gencarelli
18:21 03 Mar 20
This was a very unique place and I absolutely loved it! I loved that you can bring your own jars or choose from the... extras and fill your bottles with laundry detergent or more. We were able to find different soaps and reusable face wipes. I can see myself going here more often.read more
Jake Bennett
Jake Bennett
22:29 14 Dec 19
Neat place to reduce your plastic footprint! This small shop sells mainly packaging-free lifestyle goods (soaps, silk... floss, paper towels, etc.). You can bring in containers to hold your foods, but they also have we jars and such you can use (free) if you forget to bring them. The shop also has a small amount of other reusable goods (stainless steel cups, cotton net grocery bags, bamboo utensils). Interesting shop, and I will certainly be going back!read more
Lorenzo Hannibal
Lorenzo Hannibal
11:40 20 Nov 19
My very first visit, great place. The shampoo is awesome.very eco friendly.Great staff
Kelsey Mike
Kelsey Mike
20:30 18 Nov 19
Clean, bright, and so fun! There's a ton of plastic-free alternatives to some of the products we all use most, like... toothpaste and laundry detergent. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly, and have good suggestions.read more
Heather Rose Kates
Heather Rose Kates
16:33 14 Nov 19
Really liked this place and excited to go back. I would be so happy if they eventually increase their stock of... non-pacakaged general "gift" items as there's not many places in town to buy high quality, thoughtful gifts, and there's generally so much waste associated with gift giving.read more
Tressa Romick
Tressa Romick
21:08 17 Jul 19
A beautiful little store with a very helpful and friendly owner; they have so many of the package free items I was... eventually planning to order (since they're hard to find in store), even the newleaf razors! Trying out some local shampoo and conditioner bars that smell amazing. Shall definitely be back!read more
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