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In a world full of endless packaging, find yourself a low-waste place. Life Unplastic is a sustainable lifestyle store and full-service refillery with solutions and alternatives that will empower you to break free from toxic plastics and excess packaging. It is also the perfect place to find a locally crafted, sustainable gift.


Order pick up & in-store shopping hours:
Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 12pm-6pm
Thursday: 12pm-6pm
Friday: 12pm-6pm
Saturday: 11am-4pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm
Shop signage reads: Every dollar you spend is casting a vote for the kind of world you want to live in. Thank you for supporting small businesses, we love you.


What is a full-service refillery? It’s like the bulk bins in a grocery store, but *better* because we do all of the weighing, scooping, pouring, and refilling for you! Plus we carry a large selection of cleaning,  laundry, and personal care supplies in addition to pantry staples.

Why full-service? 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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Refill counter with menus and dispensers lining the wall. Signage reads: Why refill? Saves you money. Saves food waste. Saves packaging from landfill. Saves carbon emissions. Order Here! Fill your containers or we can pack in paper or glass!

For online orders:  
You can expect an email notification when your order is ready for pickup. If you prefer contactless pickup please call when you arrive and we will bring your order out to you. 352.225.3116

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

How to find us:
We are located in The Shoppes at Thornebrook, on the outside perimeter facing 43rd St, adjacent to the Arby’s.

2441 NW 43rd St.
Ste 24B-1
Gainesville, FL 32606

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Our Bulk Bar Is Growing!

The Bulk Bar & Refill Station is still definitely a work in progress, but we’re getting there! Our goal is to make your journey towards zero waste as simple, convenient and accessible as possible. We encourage you to bring your own jars (or whatever containers you’ve been avoiding throwing away) and come see what we …

Witch, please!

We now carry Witch Hazel at our bulk bar! It is 100% natural and alcohol free. Pure Witch Hazel has been known as a beauty secret for ages – it’s a natural antiseptic and is kinda perfect as a skin toner after washing your face. It acts as an astringent, causing your tissues to contract …

FAQ: How Should I Clean My Natural Sponge?

  Earth Hero! You’ve already kicked your neon shower puff habit for beautiful, biodegradable natural sponges for your body exfoliating, car cleaning, dishwashing needs.  But you may be wondering how to keep them clean.  You aren’t alone, we get this question all the time! What’s worked best for us is to soak natural loofah or …

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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 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 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 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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