We recently took granddaughter Ruby to see the training tall ship The One and All at the Port Adelaide docks.
Whilst in Port Adelaide we visited the Lightfoot Eco Store at 257 St Vincent St.
Run by Jo Seater with help from husband Mark, the store has been open since February this year providing people friendly and planet friendly homewares and lifestyle products to aid in reducing the footprint we leave on our planet.
There is an amazing range of eco-friendly, sustainable and reusable goods in the store from silicone and bamboo lunchboxes to reusable straws in glass, steel or bamboo. There were so many reusable water bottles for sale I just had to get another to add to our collection. We got the one on the top right.
The store also stocks natural products to use instead of commercially made plastic gear.
We were most impressed with the sustainable and ethical goods made from sugar cane fibre waste including kitchen towels, facial tissues and toilet paper. Bamboo toothbrushes and facial wipes, natural sponges, and cornstarch, bamboo and palm leaf disposable party gear. We plan to return to buy some of the gorgeous beeswax reusable food wraps – a great alternative to cling wrap.
There are some truly stunning bamboo products such as thick fluffy towels, ethical clothing, and beautiful bowls.
There is also a great range of ethically made tote bags and beauty products.
Lightfoot Eco Store also collects products normally considered non-recyclable waste. They have a collection depot for oral care products including plastic toothbrushes and toothbrush packaging, toothpaste tubes, dental floss containers etc; Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee pods; and cleaning and beauty product packaging including spray pump triggers, push pumps, beauty product tubes and face wipes packaging.
We came away with some terrific products, including a silicone ‘lily-pad’ to use on bowls rather than cling wrap.
Ruby thoroughly enjoyed helping us shop at the Lightfoot Eco Store.
We are not affiliated with the store in any way, we just like to promote stores that sell sustainable goods to help us reduce the footprints we leave on the planet. I did, however, borrow a couple of their photos from their facebook page as we had trouble with light on the day we were there, but I am sure Jo won’t mind.