A view of the products available to buy at Dash Vegan and Zero Waste Shop

With it being World Vegan Day on Friday 1 November, Dash Vegan and Zero Waste Shop in Cobden Place is a great place to start your vegan journey or become your new favourite one stop shop to support your plant-based lifestyle.

Sophie Birtwistle, 22 is vegan and works at Dash Vegan Shop talks about their ethically sourced products, saving money by buying plastic free products and using your creativity to cook vegan meals you never thought you’d be able to have again.

“There’s so many normal meals you can make with the products available now that you never thought you would be able to.”
Sophie Birtwistle, Shop Assistant at Dash Vegan

 

Sophie says:
“With products like Tempeh, jackfruit, and banana blossom, there’s so many normal meals you can make with the products available now that you never thought you would be able to. For example banana blossom has a similar texture to so it is a great replacement for traditional fish and chips.”

Plastic free pkasters at Dash Vegan

Dash features a huge variety of environmentally friendly items which you can easily swap for your normal purchases, including compostable bin bags, plastic-free plasters and reusable sandwich wraps.

The shop also accepts donations of plastic-free sanitary products which go to Nottingham Red Box Project for school girls.

‘Eco Period Box’ at Dash Vegan for sanitary product donations

If there’s anything Dash doesn’t stock, there’s a suggestion book for customers to request any items which aren’t already on sale and the staff will try their best to source it for them.

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Dash Vegan and Zero Waste Shop Assistant, Sophie Birtwistle speaks about vegan products, cooking and how easy it can be.