This brush is handmade from a co-operative in Mexico, It is made from the root of a grass called ‚Äúzacaton‚Äù.¬†This is great for scrubbing pots and cleaning root vegetables. The roots are very stiff and are effective scouring brushes. Unlike plastic, these roots will not melt on hot pots.
How do you ship your products?
Orders will be shipped 1-3 business days after the order has been placed. You will be notified when the order ships with a tracking number if applicable.
All orders for delivery are shipped using 100% repurposed materials, and sealed using plastic-free tape.
Do you offer refunds?
Our policy lasts 15 days. If 15 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund.
To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging. Learn more about our refund policy here.
Can I order groceries online?
Absolutely! We ship groceries and bulk foods anywhere. However, we do not ship liquid or frozen groceries (that would get messy).
There is a $0.25 handling fee for shipping groceries, which helps to cover the cost of the paper bags and filling the order.
Founded in 2018.
Our first location was opened in Halifax by Kate Pepler. After completing her BA in Sustainability, Environmental Science from Dalhousie University, Kate saw a need for package-free options in Halifax and Dartmouth. The Tare Shop open its second location, in Dartmouth, in 2021.
We are determined to foster, support, and engage with our communities in Halifax, Dartmouth and beyond. In 2020, we created a 1% forward program to give back to our community in a meaningful way. We also offer workshops, resources, and more to provide free learning to anyone who is ready to make change!
We're a certified B Corp!
In 2021, we were awarded our B Corp certification. Certified B Corporationsare for-profit companies that use the power of business to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. They meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.