Eco-friendly stores in Porto
Every day, there is more talking about sustainability at all levels and the truth is that, although there is still a lot of work ahead, there are more and more brands that come together for a better environment for all and present us with sustainable and biological products. For this post, we gathered some suggestions for environment-friendly stores where you can find eco-friendly cosmetics and food.
1. Raw - Comida & Granel
Raw, apart from presenting us a wide range of cereals, vegetables, and nuts in bulk, is also a vegan bar with a different menu every day. From quinoa to vegetable hummus, bean or chickpea burgers, at Raw is possible to find many biological products and some even gluten-free!
Where? Praça Dom Afonso V 55, 4150-738 Porto
When? Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 8 pm; Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
How much? 10€
Website: Raw Comida & Granel
2. Quintal Bioshop
Quintal Bioshop, one of the first healthy eating places in Porto, sells many organic and ecological products, whether it is food or cosmetics. In addition, it also has a vegetarian cafe and offers sustainable workshops on Monday nights.
Where? Rua do Rosário 177, 4050-124 Porto
When? Monday to Saturday, from 10:30 am to 8 pm
How much? N/A
Website: Quintal Bioshop
3. Terraço da Cotovia
Terraço da Cotovia, decorated with natural wood to remind nature, offers a wide range of organic and environmentally friendly cosmetics. From lipstick to shower gel, through the cleansing disks made of organic cotton, the store does not sell anything that is tested on animals or harmful to Mother Nature.
Where? Travessa da Figueirôa 48, 4050-107 Porto
When? Monday to Friday, from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm; Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm
How much? 5€
Website: Terraço da Cotovia
4. Organii Bombarda
Organii Porto, a brand that already has some stores scattered throughout the country, in addition to selling sustainable and environmentally friendly cosmetics, has decided to offer some services such as cosmetic workshops and facial treatments. Initially, it started by selling only cosmetics, but it has quickly widened horizons and now you can also find men’s products and baby accessories. Every month the brand makes a selection of products inspired by a specific theme and offers numerous discounts.
Where? Rua de Miguel Bombarda 285, 4050-381 Porto
When? Monday to Saturday, from 12 am to 8 pm
How much? 10€
5. Ecological Kids
The Ecological Kids store, totally dedicated to the well-being of children and their parents, in addition to reusable diapers and wipes, sells toys, clothing, and bags; everything – or almost everything – is reusable so we can reduce waste and improve our relationship with the environment.