Chic Spotlight: Zero Waste Refillery

Chic Spotlight: Zero Waste Refillery

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Learn about a new, locally-based refillery that provides all the everyday essentials with zero waste.

Cincy Chic: What is Zero Waste Refillery? 
Gabrielle Lauren, Founder of Zero Waste Refillery: A zero waste refillery is a business that provides everyday essentials like shampoo, body wash, laundry detergent, and more without plastic packaging! When shopping with us you can bring in your clean bottles and jars and fill them up with the essentials you need! 

Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind it? 
Lauren: I was inspired by the lifestyle I was pursuing. When I started Fill More Waste Less (FMWL) I was just getting started on my road to zero waste. I kept running into issues with finding plastic free products that worked for my household when I learned about zero waste refilleries. I knew it was something I wanted to bring to my community.

Cincy Chic: Who’s behind it? 
Lauren: I am Gabrielle Lauren the founder of Fill More Waste Less and myself along with my team (my partner, mother, and father) have made FMWL what it is today. We are a family business. 

Cincy Chic: What products do you sell in your store? 
Lauren: We sell a wide variety of home and body refills and will be expanding our inventory when our store front opens next month! You can expect to find something for everyone on the family! 

Cincy Chic: What makes this concept unique? 
Lauren: FMWL is unique because of its holistic focus. I am wanting to make sure we have an option for everyone. Zero waste living can be attainable regardless of where you are in life and FMWL is here to help with that. We carry a variety of affordable zero waste products that will help you cut out waste from every aspect of your life. We also value community and welcome open communication. 

Cincy Chic: Is there anything new on the horizon? 
Lauren: We will be opening our storefront next month in Madisonville! We will be adding a lot more zero waste products to make it easier for our community to live with less waste and look forward to connecting with everyone in our community from our space! 

Cincy Chic: Where can readers go to learn more and follow along?
Lauren: We regularly post on our Instagram and always try to respond quickly to you DMs. You can check out our shop at our website where we have our online shop, and the blog where you can find useful tips for living with less waste.