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Pop-up shops, workshops, and more! Where will A Drop in the Ocean be next?
Check the calendar often for updates.
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Bring your own jars and bottles to refill at all of our pop-ups.

A Drop in the Ocean Tacoma Zero Waste Store Pop Up


Saturday, August 17 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
La Paloma Marketplace

Just across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market sits the La Paloma Marketplace. "La Paloma is an outdoor "street market" dedicated to serving a diverse community. Inspired by the gritty beauty of Tacoma, La Paloma (the pigeon), embodies the industrious, entrepreneurial spirit of our not-so-little city." Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The La Paloma Market is located across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market, on N 27th Street & Proctor. Find the Facebook event here.


Sunday, August 18 | 11:00am - 3:00pm
Summer Vegan Market

Hosted by OG Muscle, the monthly Summer Vegan Market brings together the best vegan vendors and organizations from around Tacoma. Find delicious food, apparel, art, and of course our zero waste essentials. Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The Vegan Market is located at the People's Community Center in Hilltop (1602 MLK Jr. Way). Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, August 24 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
La Paloma Marketplace

Just across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market sits the La Paloma Marketplace. "La Paloma is an outdoor "street market" dedicated to serving a diverse community. Inspired by the gritty beauty of Tacoma, La Paloma (the pigeon), embodies the industrious, entrepreneurial spirit of our not-so-little city." Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The La Paloma Market is located across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market, on N 27th Street & Proctor. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, August 24 | 7:00 - 10:00pm
University Place Pop Up Market

Join us at Brassfield's Salon and Spa in University Place for an evening of crafts, locally-made goods, farm-fresh produce, and yummy food options. Hosted by Honey's Healthy Hive, this is the first of two summer markets, serving to gauge interest in a regular spring market. Come out to support local vendors and celebrate the last bits of summer!

Brassfield's Salon and Spa is located at 7326 27th Street W. Find the Facebook event here.


Sunday, August 25 | 1:30 - 3:30pm
Holistic Sustainability 101, presented by Paradoxum Consulting at Red Elm Cafe

"Are you curious about Holistic Sustainability? Would you like learn about integrating sustainability principles into your everyday life? Join us for a workshop where we will dive into 6 values and principles of holistic sustainability, as well as share local resources to help you apply the principles!

"Following the workshop we are excited to welcome A Drop in the Ocean Shop, Tacoma's Zero Waste Store! Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase zero-waste and sustainable products to get them started in their sustainability journey!

"Registration prices for this workshop are on a sliding scale. The Supporter level pays for yourself and another community member. The Sustainer level pays for yourself. The Community level is a free option provided through the generosity of the Supporter level."

Red Elm Cafe is located at 1114 MLK Jr Way. Save your seat here.


Tuesday, August 27 | 6:00 - 8:00pm
DIY Recycled Notebook Workshop

Are you a sucker for stationary, but trying to lessen your waste and consumption? Yep, me too. When I went zero waste, I thought my stationary-loving days were over.

Join us at Locust Cider for a crafting adventure and make three beautiful notebooks out of recycled materials!

Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Registration is on a sliding scale.

Locust Cider is located at 2805 6th Ave. Save your seat here.


Friday, August 30 | 5:00 - 8:00pm
Locust Cider Tacoma Taproom

Come stock up on zero waste essentials from Tacoma's zero waste store, while drinking delicious, local cider. We'll be at Locust every last Friday of the month from 5-8pm with all the best zero waste goodies. Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

Locust Cider is located at 2805 6th Ave. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, August 31 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
La Paloma Marketplace

Just across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market sits the La Paloma Marketplace. "La Paloma is an outdoor "street market" dedicated to serving a diverse community. Inspired by the gritty beauty of Tacoma, La Paloma (the pigeon), embodies the industrious, entrepreneurial spirit of our not-so-little city." Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The La Paloma Market is located across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market, on N 27th Street & Proctor. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, September 7 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
La Paloma Marketplace

Just across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market sits the La Paloma Marketplace. "La Paloma is an outdoor "street market" dedicated to serving a diverse community. Inspired by the gritty beauty of Tacoma, La Paloma (the pigeon), embodies the industrious, entrepreneurial spirit of our not-so-little city." Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The La Paloma Market is located across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market, on N 27th Street & Proctor. Find the Facebook event here.


Sunday, September 8 | 12:00 - 5:00pm
Clothing Swap at Restyle Clothing Company

The Chaya Movement and Restyle Clothing Company are teaming up to bring a community clothing swap to 6th Ave.

"This event is intended to offer and empower attendees to engage in a sustainable and eco-friendly option for acquiring "new" clothing items and getting rid of unwanted items responsibly.

"Get rid of your “maybe one day”` bad mojo, no longer serve a purpose clothing, accessories and shoes and share your unwanted items with someone who will make your old items, new!"

Restyle Clothing Company is located at 3019 6th Ave, Suite B. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, September 14 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
La Paloma Marketplace

Just across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market sits the La Paloma Marketplace. "La Paloma is an outdoor "street market" dedicated to serving a diverse community. Inspired by the gritty beauty of Tacoma, La Paloma (the pigeon), embodies the industrious, entrepreneurial spirit of our not-so-little city." Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

The La Paloma Market is located across the street from the Proctor Farmer's Market, on N 27th Street & Proctor. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, September 14 | 7:00 - 10:00pm
University Place Pop Up Market

Join us at Brassfield's Salon and Spa in University Place for an evening of crafts, locally-made goods, farm-fresh produce, and yummy food options. Hosted by Honey's Healthy Hive, this is the second of two summer markets, serving to gauge interest in a regular spring market. Come out to support local vendors and celebrate the last bits of summer!

Brassfield's Salon and Spa is located at 7326 27th Street W.


Friday, September 27 | 5:00 - 8:00pm
Locust Cider Tacoma Taproom

Come stock up on zero waste essentials from Tacoma's zero waste store, while drinking delicious, local cider. We'll be at Locust every last Friday of the month from 5-8pm with all the best zero waste goodies. Bring your own jars and bottles to refill and save money!

Locust Cider is located at 2805 6th Ave. Find the Facebook event here.


Saturday, October 19 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Zero Waste 101 Workshop, hosted by The Chayah Movement

Join us for a zero waste workshop and get introduced to the idea of low waste living.

Are you curious about or new to zero waste or low waste living? Does the thought of living in such a way seem overwhelming, unattainable, or maybe even expensive? In this workshop, we're breaking down exactly what “zero waste” means, and how you can start reducing your waste today - without stress, guilt, or added expense.

Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Registration prices for this workshop are on a sliding scale.

Chayah Boutique is located at 950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 205. Entrance is on 11th Street. Reserve your seat here.