How to Shop Sustainably this Earth Day

From beauty refill stations, recycling schemes, clothing repairs and so much more, discover how you can help make a difference this Earth Day and shop more sustainably at Battersea Power Station with our sustainable shopping edit…

Beauty & Wellness

Battersea Power Station has all your beauty and wellness needs sorted. Many of our brands offer in-store refill and recycling services for your favourite creams, serums, fragrances and more.

Aesop

As a Certified B Corporation ®, Aesop proudly meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Aesop’s products are both vegan and cruelty-free, and have never tested on animals.

Jo Malone

Join Jo Malone London in store to celebrate Earth Month by discovering Townhouse Diffusers, crafted in porcelain and hand-finished in the UK. Enjoy the scent for up to four months, then replenish with diffuser refills.

Kiehl’s

The skincare gurus at Kiehl’s use post-consumer recycled materials whenever possible, and reuse and recycle in store. Customers are encouraged to do the same and recycle empties through the Recycle and Be Rewarded programme in store. Return your empty Kiehl’s products to the recycling hub in store to unlock points and rewards.

Le Labo

In need of a Santal 33 refill? Visit the Le Labo boutique in Turbine Hall A to refill your favourite scents in 50ml, 100ml and 500ml from the classic collection and city exclusive eau de parfum bottles all year round.

L’Occitane

Offering award-winning natural skincare, beauty and organic cosmetics inspired by the South of France, L’Occitane‘s ambition is to not only sustain lands, but to regenerate ecosystems and create positive change for the world. Visit the refill station in-store to top up your favourite products, saving up to 94% of plastic compared to purchasing the original product. You can also recycle plastic empties from any beauty brand (just don’t forget to rinse beforehand) in store thanks to the TerraCycle® recycling scheme.

MAC Cosmetics

For over 30 years, MAC CosmeticsBack-To-MAC scheme has recycled or recovered your used product packaging and, where possible, given the old plastic a second life. What cannot be recycled is converted to energy. Return your clean, empty products to the Battersea Power Station store to be recycled or pick up a refillable palette bespoke to you.

Rituals

It’s Earth Week! To celebrate, you’ll get 20% off all refills at Rituals. Plus, for every refill you buy, Rituals will plant, protect or restore a tree – helping to restore mangrove forests in Kenya and India that have suffered from the effects of Climate Change.

As a Certified B Corporation, Rituals offer a large variety of sustainable practices in store such as refills, recyclable products and recycled packaging. From body creams, fragrance sticks, hand wash and much more, by choosing one of Ritual’s eco-chic refills instead of a brand new product, you’re helping save on materials, energy and water. 

Fashion & Accessories

By switching to sustainable fabrics or shopping for pre-loved items, we can all do our bit to reduce the impact of fashion on the environment. Recycle your tired clothing or inject new life into your clothing and accessories with a growing selection of in-store repair services available at Battersea Power Station.

Ace & Tate

As a Certified B Corporation, Ace & Tate offer responsibly made eyewear in both bio and recycled acetate, made from renewable sources, off-cuts and pre-consumer waste. Ace & Tate’s Battersea Power Station store offers repairs, reglazing and adjustments if your frames are broken, scratched or outdated, so you can inject a new lease of life into your favourite frames.

CSD

Standing for Consigned Sealed Delivered, CSD resell luxury fashion consigned from tastemakers across the world. Helping boost the circular fashion industry and working towards a more sustainable fashion future, CSD offer customers the chance to buy and sell pre-loved designer clothes, bags, shoes and accessories.

Curated Makers

One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is to shop small and support local. Curated Makers is the ultimate destination to discover shelves filled with reused, upcycled and locally made products from over 40 local small businesses. From Aimee Maxelon Art’s beautiful flower bouquets made from used plastic bottles, to Betsy & Els’ laser-cut hand-painted flowers that make a lovely sentimental and lasting flower gift alternative and Müll that transforms trash into treasure, with each soap dish made from the equivalent of 2 large milk bottles and the lids worth of plastic.

GANT

Shaping preppy since 1949, GANT has evolved their signature style from an innovative shirtmaker to pioneering American sportswear. The Turbine Hall A store offers a free in-store repair service for GANT jeans bought from 2020 onwards for tired jeans in need of a refresh.

Mango

Mango‘s Second Chances project allows you to recycle your garments in store and get Mango points to give you money off your new purchase. Mango’s Committed Collection can also be found in store, featuring a range of products made from sustainable fibres.

Mulberry

Fancy getting credit towards a brand new Mulberry bag? The Mulberry Exchange programme allows you to bring in your pre-loved Mulberry bags in exchange for credit towards a new one. What’s more, you can also get your old bag repaired by an expert team of technicians with decades of experience restoring Mulberry products. From leather protection to comprehensive restoration services, visit the team in-store to discuss your Mulberry repair or book an appointment here.

Petit Pli

Discover Petit Pli, the ultimate solution for parents seeking stylish, practical childrenswear and accessories. Did you know children grow 7sizes in their first 2 years on Earth? With innovative textile technology, Petit Pli’s products expand and contract to accommodate a child’s growth, ensuring a perfect fit every time. Not only do the designs address the rapid growth of children – growing across 7 sizes, but they also combat the issue of quickly outgrown clothes. Plus, Petit Pli’s products make the perfect gift for any parent looking for sustainable and fashionable options for their little ones. For those not interested in children’s designs, explore a curated gift shop featuring innovative and sustainable items suitable for any eco-conscious consumer.

Reformation

Founded in 2009, Reformation is a revolutionary lifestyle brand that proves fashion and sustainability can coexist, infusing green measures into every aspect of the business. Setting an example for the industry, they remain at the forefront of innovation in sustainable fashion – running the first sustainable factory in Los Angeles, using deadstock and eco fabrics, tracking and sharing the environmental impact of every product, and investing in the people who make this revolution possible. This season, the store has a great assortment of linen staples and occasionwear – dresses, tops and bottoms for your everyday wear. Made from flax, the fabric uses very limited water and emits ¼ the carbon as cotton per pound of fibre.

Superdry

Named ‘Best Sustainable High-Street Brand’ in Marie Claire’s Sustainability Awards in 2022, Superdry are on a mission to make all garments from 100% recycled cotton by 2023. By 2025, all pure cotton clothing will be organic to help preserve the soil, use less water and reduce carbon emissions. Aspiring to help create a circular fashion industry by giving our garments a second lease on life, Superdry work with Oxfam giving you the option to donate your clothing in store for resale and help fund great causes.

Swatch

Offering a range of stylish watches, for men, women and kids, discover Swatch‘s recyclable material watches, BioSourced products and packaging, free battery replacements and recycling service in the Battersea Power Station store.

Sweaty Betty

Battersea Power Station is home to Sweaty Betty‘s first-ever concept store, The Powerhouse. Discover Reskinned, an in-store recycling point that allows you to recycle your pre-loved Sweaty Betty items (whatever the condition) in return for money off your next item. For clothing that has faced one too many challenges, they’ll either upcycle it or turn into new products like punch bag filling so absolutely nothing goes to waste.

The North Face

As the world’s leading outdoor brand, The North Face are proud to protect our outdoor playgrounds and minimise our impact on the planet through programs that encourage sustainability. The North Face Renewed is a collection of used jackets, outwear, apparel and accessories restored to like-new condition and offered at a great discount in the Battersea Power Station store.

UNIQLO

The RE.UNIQLO Studio service at UNIQLO‘s Battersea Power Station store will allow your clothes to have another chapter, creating something positive for the future where you can repair your favourites, remake items into something as unique as you are, or donate them to those in the community who need them most.

ZARA

One of the challenges for the textile industry is extending the useful life of garments. With this in mind, ZARA have created Pre-owned, a platform to help you extend the life of your ZARA clothing. This initiative allows you to repair, resell or donate your used garments in the Battersea Power Station store. They also want to help customers extend the lifecycle of their ZARA garments with an in-store repair service to make your favourite garments last longer. With their expertise you will be able to adjust your garment’s fit, replace a button or a zip, fix small rips or even remove the pilling from your favourite sweater.

 

Check out our full list of shops here and how to get to Battersea Power Station here. Happy shopping!

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