Resources for green living in Loughborough and North West Leicestershire

Below are some resources to help you live more sustainably in the local area.  If you know of (or run) a business or group that you think should be added to the list please contact us on

Zero waste shop ( in the centre of Loughborough. "Wide range of zero waste & ethical swaps for food, hygiene, cleaning & personal care essentials."


Elf Foods ( in the centre of Loughborough. You are able to have your own containers filled with a variety of reasonably priced foods as well as other ethical/sustainable beauty, cleaning, hygiene products. 


Raw N Pure ( offer delivery boxes of locally grown, seasonal, organic fruit and vegetables in reusable boxes and largely plastic free.


Loughborough market ( for fresh food on Thursday and Saturday.


Loughborough library ( for borrowing books rather than buying new ones.


Loughborough university campus has many electric car charging stations available if you work there. (


Rent an allotment ( to grow your own food sustainably and to encourage wildlife.


Our Resuable Home ( Shepshed based company which has a van that travels to local market and does deliveries.


Green Pea ( a group educating students on environmental issues, raising awareness and providing simple easy swaps that students can make. 


The Urban Farm Shop ( a farm shop selling local produce based in Shepshed. 


Manor Farm ( an organic farm shop, family run for 25 years based in Long Whatton. 


Oakley Grange Organic Farm, Café, Delicatessen ( an organic farm shop in Hathern. 


Loughborough Vintage ( a vintage clothing business started by students at Loughborough University in 2019.  


The Leicestershire Community Cupboard ( supply access to clothing and household items. 


WasteNot Leicestershire Facebook Group ( for swapping goods on facebook.


Leicestershire Cloth Nappy Library ( a nappy information service, offering help and advice about using washable nappies. 


SOFA Reuse ( Let SOFA put your unwanted furniture and appliances to good use supporting the Charnwood community


Please note that the Green Party is not affliated with these businesses in any way.