The Beet at Ellwood Thompson's

4 North Thompson St Richmond, VA 23221

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Are you interested in reducing your waste and shopping more mindfully?

Whether you’re on a journey to reduce the amount of trash your household contributes to the landfill, you want to live more minimally, or you think packaging is for the birds, reducing your waste has many benefits to our community, environment, world, AND your wallet.

Erica Wells, Registered Dietitian and local champion of the waste reduction lifestyle is a seasoned professional and here to show you the ropes! In her monthly store tours, she shows you the ins and outs of shopping waste-free (and how to lower your grocery bill in the process). Learn Erica’s tricks of the trade and leave with actionable tips to be a better steward of the environment!

About the Tour Guide

Erica Wells, RD

Erica Wells is a registered dietitian and blogger behind A Waste Not Kind Of Life. This Richmond native embarked on a journey towards a zero waste lifestyle earlier this year in response to the environmental destruction that is being caused by over-consumption. She’s a wife and mother to a vivacious toddler with whom she enjoys sharing her love of nature and the outdoors. You’ll often see her in Ellwood’s or on her Instagram sharing her passion and knowledge with our community, along with plentiful tips she’s discovered on her zero-waste way!

ZWST meets every 1st Thursday of the month

Please meet at Customer Service and register here!


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