Experience eco-friendly retail at ION Orchard with its environmentally conscious brands!
This Earth Day (22 April 2021), experience sustainable retail by supporting a range of lifestyle brands that champion eco-conscious product philosophies and practices at the iconic Orchard Road lifestyle destination, ION Orchard. Socially conscious shoppers can check out sustainable product offerings by eco-friendly brands, as well as their upcoming Earth Day initiatives!
Nature-inspired light show at ION Sky: Timeless Wonder
From now till 30 April 2021, marvel at the enduring splendour of the earth at ION Sky’s Timeless Wonder, the latest seasonal animated light show. The spectacular scenes of phenomenal landscapes immerse viewers in the beauty of the nature and instils a sense of awe for the environment.
The show will play before ION Sky’s evergreen shows – ‘Adventures in Food Wonderland by Ang Ku Kueh Girl and Friends’ at 2pm and 4pm, and ‘The Transformation of Orchard Road’ produced by Dick Lee at 3pm and 5pm.
Visit here for more information on the Timeless Wonder light show.
Clarins: Using plant-based ingredients, protecting biodiversity
French luxury skincare and cosmetics brand Clarins’ products have long been inspired by nature and use plant-based ingredients in their quality formulas. Committed to leaving a more beautiful planet, Clarins has prohibited plastic bags from all counters since 1999 and halted plastic microbeads in their exfoliating products since 2014.
Hidden in the French Alps is Domaine Clarins, an open-air laboratory and an exceptional source of organic raw materials. Helping animal species to flourish alongside the many plant ingredients that grow there, Clarins wishes to preserve
biodiversity and see more examples of agriculture and humans living in harmony together.
Clarins is located at #B2/35-36.
H&M: Encouraging a more conscious shopping behavior through different programs
With a vision to lead the change towards a sustainable fashion future, accessible fashion brand H&M is known for its Let’s Reuse initiative that charges $0.10 for every paper shopping bag to encourage shoppers to bring their own reusable bags. All proceeds are used to sponsor confidence-building programs for women by Daughters of Tomorrow.
In addition to that, H&M has had its Garment Collecting program since 2013. To prevent fashion from being wasted, customers are invited to bring their pre-loved or unwanted garments to any of their stores to be reused or recycled. H&M
also helps customers in making conscious choices by providing garments made from more sustainable materials. These garments are available throughout the whole year in different concepts and can be recognized by the green hangtag.
H&M is located at #B2-28/31 and B3-27/34.
L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE: Complimentary eco-tote bag with $100 nett spend on eco-refill packs
French bodycare and home product brand, L’OCCITANE has championed the traditions of the fabled Provence region for decades. Working directly with more than 130 French farmers and 10,000 pickers from the fields of Corsica to Provence, the brand ensures that all ingredients are of the highest quality and sourced as sustainably as possible.
Committed to reducing waste, L’OCCITANE offers eco-refills packs filled with iconic products like its Almond Shower Oil and Aromachologie hair range.
In conjunction with Earth Day, from 19 April to 24 April, customers who spend $100 nett on eco-refill packs will receive a complimentary eco-tote bag. Check out L’OCCITANE stores today.
L’OCCITANE is located at #B2-39.
Maison 21G: Sustainable and ethical perfumery
Maison 21G assures a sustainable and ethical philosophy where every eco-conscious consumer finds his or her happiness.
The brand guarantees elegant cruelty-free scents with no preservatives, GMO, CMR substances, or phthalates. Sourced ethically from IFF Laboratoire Monique Rémy in Grasse, its innovative synthetic ingredients are at least 90% biodegradable and contain a minimum of 20% natural ingredients.
Valuing clean production and transparency, Maison 21G also
offers customers information pertaining to the percentage of biodegradability, renewable carbon, amount of concentration and natural ingredients in their chosen perfume. Sustainable from plant to packaging state, Maison 21G also uses reusable packaging and offers refills to minimise waste.
Maison 21G is located at #B2-48.
Presto Drycleaners: Donate Clothes with Presto
In a world of fast fashion, textile waste is a growing issue in retail. Garment care professionals Presto, located at ION Orchard, has long provided better dry cleaning and laundry techniques to improve the life span of their customers’ clothes. Going a step further, Presto has launched its latest campaign Donate Clothes with Presto.
As of 1 April 2021, the socially conscious garment care brand has teamed up with Cornerstone Community Services (CCS) to be a part of a donation drive for the needy and migrant workers who shop at CCS’ volunteer-run thrift shop The Barn. The
donation drive aims to encourage the public and its customers to recycle and upcycle, creating less textile waste. With that, its ION Orchard outlet will be accepting clothing donations on the behalf of The Barn.
Presto Drycleaners is located at #04-17A.
Nespresso: Recycle and Redeem
Known for its quality brews and machines, as well as their sustainability efforts, Nespresso launched coffee capsules made of 80% recycled aluminum last year. As their next step, they will be making their full range of coffee capsules using recycled aluminum which is infinitely recyclable.
Join Nespresso on their sustainability journey this Earth Day. The first 100 visitors who bring their own takeaway mug to the Nespresso ION Orchard Boutique will be able to receive a complimentary fill of Vertuo coffee.
Shoppers can also discover how the iconic Nespresso coffee capsules can be given a new lease of life when recycled. They will stand a chance to win prizes made from recycled Nespresso capsules when they drop off their used capsules from April – June 2021.
Nespresso is located at #01-14.
The Body Shop: ION Activist Workshop and Return.Recycle.Repeat
Pioneer in the wave of sustainable and ethically sourced body and skincare, The Body Shop launched its first Southeast Asia Activist Workshop store concept at ION Orchard in July 2020. To minimize its environmental impact, the ION Orchard store is fitted with “green” materials like reclaimed wood and recycled plastics.
Paying homage to its roots, the store also has an Activism Corner where they share the history of its activism and how its visitors can get involved with The Body Shop collective of activists. To make it easier for the public to recycle plastic, their
Return.Recycle.Repeat initiative invites visitors to return and recycle any of The Body Shop’s empty plastic bottles, tubs, tubes, and pots at its designated bin.
The Body Shop is located at #B3-66/66A.
About Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd
Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd is the manager of ION Orchard, a prime retail landmark project located at the gateway of Orchard Road in Singapore. Jointly owned by CapitaLand and Sun Hung Kai Properties, the iconic development is strategically situated above the Orchard Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station and enjoys underground connectivity to nearby buildings, including via ION Orchard Link, a 35-metre walkway providing seamless access to pedestrians coming from Scotts Road and Orchard Road. With over 640,000 square feet of nett lettable retail space and over 300 shops spread across eight floors, ION Orchard features a collection of global flagship and concept stores of both established and new-to-market brands, covering the spectrum of fashion, lifestyle, entertainment and F&B (www.ionorchard.com).