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Vendor FAQs

A: At the top or bottom of the Wasteless Market homepage locate the ‘Become a Vendor’ link, where you will be taken to an application form. If approved, you will be sent an email with your login information and details of how to set up your store. If you are selling non alcoholic food or drink items, we will need a copy of your Food Hygiene Certificate. If you are selling cosmetic or skincare products, we will need a copy of your Cosmetic Product Safety Report. If you are selling toys or anything that could be mistaken as a toy it will need to be CE marked. It is the sellers responsibility to ensure that the products are tested appropriately and are not trademarked or copyrighted. After a vendor is approved, certificates can be sent to [email protected]. Please see our Terms for Vendors for more information. Approved Vendors will be required to accept our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Terms for Vendor’s before setting up a free store and selling on wastelessmarket.co.uk

A: To have a free store on Wasteless Market your products must contribute to the fight against climate change, such as upcycled, compostable, biodegradable, carbon neutral, recycled, ethically sourced, slow fashion etc. Items must also be free of single use plastic and you will be required to dispatch orders to customers in plastic-free packaging, securing with eco-friendly tape where necessary.

A: Unfortunately not at the moment, however we are aiming to expand in the future to include international Vendors.

A: Absolutely not, as long as a product page with the estimated time of arrival for the item can be complete, the item can be sold on Wasteless Market.

A: Any item containing single-use plastic cannot be sold on Wasteless Market. Items that infringe copyright and/or are: adult and pornographic, illegal and dangerous, hazardous, alcoholic will not be permitted. Please see our Terms for Vendors for more info.

A: Once a vendor is approved, you will be sent an email with a link to a tutorial guiding you through the process of setting up your store, we are always on hand to help and answer any questions you may have. If you need your store to be set up for you, we can do this for a small fee.

A: We use Stripe and Paypal as our third party payment gateways, so you will need a Stripe account to receive your revenue for orders paid via debit/credit card and either a Paypal account or a bank account to receive your revenue paid via Paypal. When a customer purchases a product from you, your revenue from that sale will go straight to your Stripe account (minus fees) or will be manually transferred to your Paypal or bank account (minus fees) which we will contact you to arrange.

A: At Wasteless Market we believe that everyone should have their own free store, so that we can help to fight climate change together with no costs. Therefore, setting up your store on Wasteless Market is free. We do not charge listing fees and you only pay when you sell. We charge a commission fee of 9% and a small transaction fee of 0.30 per sale so that we can help fund some of the world’s best climate crisis solutions and to continue providing a platform for our Vendors to sell their sustainable goods and for our buyers to enjoy them.

A: Email us at [email protected] for enquiries.