Zero-waste shopping

More eco-friendly shops have opened that sell "ugly vegetables", as well as unpackaged and sustainable goods

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At Eco.Le, clear gravity dispensers containing brown rice, dried mushrooms and gem cookies positioned at eye level line the plain white walls of the shop.

This barebones shop looks out of place at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, a mall typically known for its maid agencies. But the zero-waste lifestyle the shop owner advocates is anything but typical.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 09, 2018, with the headline Zero-waste shopping. Subscribe