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Here are some ways to get package free food and materials in Baton Rouge.  Some of these places apply not just to the Baton Rouge area, but to some surrounding areas as well.

If you would like to add to this post, or have a business that would like to cater to the zero waste market, email me!  I'd be happy to add more to the list!

But before we get started with the list, here are some things to keep in mind when shopping zero waste style:

Weigh and label your jars. (Red Stick Spice and Whole Foods will weigh them for you.)Write or preferably take a cellphone picture of the PLU number for the cashier to use.Be polite and smile.  Zero waste is an unknown concept to most.  Don't give it a bad name!Remember to ask before using a container you would like weight taken off for.  Not all places have systems that can take off weight, in fact many grocery stores don't. What I do, is take small, practically weightless bags with me everywhere I go. When trying …

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