Check out what shops in Belfast are committed to sustainability, reducing environmental impact and providing eco-friendly products.
Born & Bred
Born & Bred has a simple ethos to not only help artists thrive, but to support local, trade fairly and look after the planet by working with artists, manufacturers and suppliers to reduce the materials used in the production, packing and shipping process. Their store on Ann Street sells prints, mugs, cards, clothing, accessories and homeware made local makers, some of whom you can see working in-store.
4good Oxfam Store - CastleCourt
4good in CastleCourt is one of Oxfam Ireland’s newest stores, focusing on fighting climate change and ending poverty. The store is packed full of pre-loved and vintage clothing for both men and women. By shopping second hand you can positively contribute to the decrease in world textile demand, ultimately reducing waste, while contributing financially to a good cause.
Old Time Favourites
Looking for vegan treats? Old Time Favourites has a range of vegetarian and vegan-friendly confectionary among their massive collection of timeless candies. This traditional sweet shop dating back to 1905 also supports local artisan food producers. Find it in the Smithfield Area behind CastleCourt.
Victoria Square Stores
On the Square Emporium
On the Square Emporium is very much a treasure trove for all things ‘old’! If you have a special interest in vintage and antiques, this is one place you cannot miss. With over 12,000 square feet of antiques, vintage, industrial, urban salvage and other pre-loved items, this is a true emporium!
Craft NI Gallery
Shop for pottery, jewellery, textiles and handmade products in the Craft NI Gallery space on Royal Avenue. Craft NI promotes the craft sector across Northern Ireland, and by buying from local makers you can boost the local economy, reduce the impact associated with mass production and support artists’ livelihoods.
UNIQUE Art and Design Shop
Find art, photography, jewellery and ceramics made by Ulster University art students in UNIQUE Art and Design Shop. Shopping at this bespoke store supports local artists and students, providing opportunities for them to develop as entrepreneurs.