Bulk Basket is a specialty grocery store located in the historic and diverse Riversdale neighbourhood in Saskatoon.
Bulk Basket aims to minimize unnecessary packaging and waste for our local community by providing a bring your own container program, or you can use their compostable paper bags or buy their reusable cotton bags and containers.
“The average Canadian generates roughly 668 kilograms of waste per year” (Truc Nguyen · CBC Life) but shopping at Bulk Basket is a eco-conscious way to avoid single-use plastics in favour of recyclable, compostable, and reusable materials. Shopping at Bulk Basket helps make a limited waste lifestyle more convenient, as they not only carry bulk pantry essentials, but also herbs, spices, gluten-free products, dairy alternatives, fresh produce, personal care items, products for your home, cooking needs, and more. Many of their products are locally sourced which allows for you to support the local economy in more ways than one and their prices are competitive compared to big box stores.
Plastic-free shopping can be daunting for some, but Bulk Basket aims to make every customer feel welcome and at ease while at the store, and they will provide you with as much advice and assistance that you need. There are also online shopping options available for pick-up or delivery, where you pay a jar deposit and then bring in the jar’s received with your order for a complete full cash refund or have the amount deducted from your next purchase.
Bulk Basket also houses Nectar Juice Bar which offers smoothies, coffee, tea, and more! Nectar Juice Bar uses real ingredients to provide you with a superior product and do everything they can to reduce waste. You can also bring in your own mug or cup and receive 15% off, but beware, the smoothies are 24oz so make sure your cup is large enough!
Riversdale is proud to have Bulk Basket in our neighbourhood and appreciate their efforts to reduce local waste in our community. Stop in today to see all the ways that you can support local, reduce waste, and fill your pantries with goodness!
Bulk Basket: Zero Waste & Sustainable Living Grocery Store
401 20th St W, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0X3