3 Refill stations in Saigon

2019-05-14T09:59:57+00:00

The trend is here, but the awareness on zero waste is even stronger. We see more and more associations raising their voices to push people to reduce their waste and stop using plastic. If you feel concerned about this worldwide problem and think of our children’s future, here are 3 places where to refill your household stuff and food.

TAP HOA LA XANH – A ZERO WASTE SHOP 

This is on 29/81 Doan Thi Diem street in district 1. The shop is located in a small hem, super quiet and hard to find, you only see the sign above your head when you enter into the hem. The refill station is located on the first floor of a kind of “homestay coffeeshop”. On the ground floor, it is a small living room and an open kitchen. A lady cooks every day a different menu, the set-lunch with Vietnamese food is 38,000 VND and it serves from 11AM until 2-3PM. On the first floor, you have the refill station where you will find rice, brown rice, pasta, chips, tea, coffee, salt, pepper, vinegar, oil, and many more. Beside dried food and condiments, you will find laundry detergent, bamboo straw, toothpaste and so on.

To give you an idea of price:

  • Brown rice pasta: 13,5000 VND/100gr
  • Brown rice/black sesame pasta: 15,500 VND/100gr
  • Crispy brown rice: 22,000 VND/100gr
  • Moringa pasta: 15,500 VND/100gr
  • Barley pasta: 13,500 VND/100gr
  • Almond: 50,000 VND/100gr
  • Cashew nuts: 37,500 VND/100gr
  • Sesame oil: 44,000 VND/100gr

LAI DAY REFILL STATION

Located on 83 Xuan Thuy street in Thao Dien, the shop is the trendiest for no plastic use place and refilling. Bring your bottle and refill with shampoo, conditioner, gel shower, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid and so on. Beside the refill, you can buy natural soap with no plastic packaging, food boxes, bamboo straw, cotton buds, toothpaste, and many other products. Lai Day Refill station is not offering a refill and no plastic use, they also work hard to reduce as much as they can the CO2 emission by working closely with locals in Saigon.

To give you an idea of price:

  • Traditional handmade soap: 50,000 VND
  • Razor: 69,000 VND
  • Bamboo box: 69,000 VND
  • Cotton buds: 45,000 VND

GREEN AROUND THE CORNER

The shop is located on 32 Tran Ngoc Dien street in district 2, inside The Snap Cafe. Beside bamboo and metal straws, cup holders, netbags, they offer refilling of liquid shampoo, babywash, dishliquid and laundry detergent.

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