Monday, June 3, 2024

Why We Love Shopping at Walking Lightly


When it comes to sustainable living, Walking Lightly in Ferndale is a true gem. Located at 1031 Hilton Rd., this zero-waste store and refillery has become a community hub for eco-conscious shoppers.

Here’s why we love Walking Lightly and why you should make it your go-to spot for all things sustainable.

Convenient Refill Options
One of the best things about Walking Lightly is its wide range of refill options.

Bring your containers and stock up on:

Bath & Body:
  • Hand & Body Soaps
  • Lotions
  • Body Oils
  • Deodorant Cream
  • Bath Bombs and more

Facial Care:
  • Gel Face Wash
  • Toners
  • Moisturizers

Hair Care:
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Dry Shampoo

Oral Care:
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothtabs

Household Cleaning:
  • All-Purpose Cleaners
  • Dish Soap
  • Glass Cleaner
With such a variety, you can easily cut down on single-use plastics and keep your home stocked with quality products. We especially love refilling our Bronners and saving money!

Local Delivery
Walking Lightly offers local delivery to several areas, including Ferndale, Royal Oak, Hazel Park, Oak Park, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Clawson, Madison Heights, Birmingham, Troy, and Detroit neighborhoods in the 48221 zip code. This means you can shop sustainably without even leaving your home.
Extensive Bulk Section
Their bulk section is a treasure trove for anyone looking to buy high-quality ingredients without the waste. From spices and teas to dry goods like oats and quinoa, Walking Lightly has it all. You’ll find organic and locally sourced items, ensuring that you’re getting the best products for you and the environment.

TerraCycle Programs
Walking Lightly is committed to making recycling accessible. They offer TerraCycle boxes for hard-to-recycle items, including personal care products, razors, and even candy wrappers. Some of these programs are free, while others have a small fee to help offset costs. It’s a fantastic way to ensure that even tricky items don’t end up in landfills.

Why It Matters
Walking Lightly makes it easy to make eco-friendly choices. By shopping here, you’re supporting a local business that prioritizes sustainability and community. Whether you’re refilling your favorite products, picking up bulk items, or recycling hard-to-dispose waste, every small step counts.

Next time you’re in Ferndale, make sure to stop by Walking Lightly. Your planet—and your local community—will thank you.

Store Hours
Plan your visit to Walking Lightly:
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.


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