Heading to Barcelona? Our team has spent a lot of time there so after countless hours of research, we’ve found amazing eco-friendly stores, restaurants, and tips for Barcelona. With so much to do and an increasing interest in reducing our impact on the environment, we wanted to share these places to help make your visit a more eco-friendly one.
An organic, natural product bulk food store with paper or reusable bags and compostable containers free from plastic.
Address: Carrer de Puigmartí, 11, Gracia 08012, Barcelona
Veritas (B Corp)
This organic grocery store has a wide variety of healthy, local products and compostable produce bags with many products in glass
Address: Numerous stores throughout Barcelona
Refill Concept Store in Barcelona with bulk food, refillable shampoo, washing detergent and more, this low waste store has most everything.
Address: Viladomat 66, Sant Antoni 08015, Barcelona
A bulk food store with paper or reusable bags and a great selection of organic and health food teams.
Address: Three locations in Barcelona
Produce Stores and Markets
Throughout the city, shop seasonally and bring your reusable bags to stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables
A circular economy store that reuses old jeans into various items of clothing. Located in Eixample.
The first fashion brand in Spain to become a B Corporation, they sell eco-friendly men and women’s clothing that you can feel good about.
Located in Les Corts.
A second-hand clothing shop with a mission-focused around giving back and reducing your impact.
Locations throughout Barcelona.
The first zero-waste and plastic-free home goods store in Barcelona stocked with all your household needs.
Located in Gracia.
A zero waste, natural supplies for home and body (refillable shampoo, soap etc).
Located in Gracia.
A low-waste soap natural bath and beauty products with fantastic smelling natural soap, bamboo toothbrushes and more.
Locations around Barcelona.
Breakfast + Lunch
An Acai and healthy food take away restaurant that provides compostable containers and compostable cutlery.
Shops in Gothic & Barceloneta.
One of the oldest, and best, locally roasted coffee shops. You can purchase coffee to go or a bag of beans. They give you a 20 cent discount if you bring your own mug and if not there are compostable lids and cups.
Located in two shops in El Born.
Great specialty coffee in the wonderful neighborhood of Gracia. They sell bulk coffee in compostable bags designed with coffee bean ink.
Address: Carrer de Luis Antúnez 18, Barcelona
Km zero cafes with great healthy and local options. No wifi and specialty coffee make this a great cozy spot to spend an afternoon or morning.
Locations throughout Barcelona.
Coffee and bites in this cute cafe and specialty shop. Selling plants, and reusable coffee cups made out of leftover coffee grinds in addition to other items and specialty coffee.
Address: Carrer Badajoz 95, Barcelona
Plant-based lunches in compostable packaging, delivered by bike, throughout Barcelona.
Delivery to most of Barcelona City
Sustainable, local bakery creating healthy, fresh bread and delicious pastries. They work on the premise that growing food should have a positive impact on the environment while being grown consciously making it tastier and healthier.
Address: Carrer de Milà i Fontanals, 9, Barcelona
A zero-km restaurant in El Born, serving delicious local fare at reasonable prices with a nice ambiance.
Address: Passatge Mercantil, 1, Barcelona
Another zero km restaurant serving super local and tasty food in the seaside neighborhood of Barceloneta.
Address: Carrer St Carles, 11, Barcelona
A great brunch or dinner restaurant with a sustainable consciousness, from its vintage interior made using ecological materials, to its locally sourced menu with organic ingredients
Address: C/ Diputacio 55, Barcelona
A healthy flexitarian restaurant with 80% of their dishes being plant-based and the remaining 20% containing oily fish, no dairy, as they are passionate about great food helping you live a longer happier life
Address: Carrer dels Tallers, 74b + Sant Pere Més Alt 31-33, Barcelona
Barcelona is well connected through the bus, train and metro systems. As a SMART city, they are working to reduce their emissions with these vehicles.
Electric scooter apps for last-mile transportation or zipping around the city without fuel.
Bike Carriages or Bike
Found in touristy areas, powered by humans and electricity they can take you for a ride to one of the more popular places. Or rent a bike and tour around the city yourself
Other Sustainable Mentions
Paper goes in the blue, plastic & aluminum in yellow, compost in brown and glass in green. They’re found throughout the city plus household item donation / recycling hubs in each neighborhood.
Every Sunday at 4pm you can participate in a beach clean up at Barceloneta Beach (@purecleanearth). All you need to bring is yourself and they supply the gloves and bags for collection!
The first vegan beauty center in Barcelona, working with only vegan products and considering their environmental effect.
Address: Carrer Ramón y Cajal 32, Barcelona
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