News — Shop Sustainability
Many Cwmbran Centre stores have stepped up their efforts to become more sustainable to help the environment. Here are just some of their efforts:
Clarks collect old or unwanted shoes as part of their ShoeShare initiative. Since beginning this they have been able to support UNICEF as they strive to transform the lives of children everywhere.
Do you have old shoes that you would like to donate to Clarks ShoeShare? You can donate your old or unwanted shoes at Clarks Cwmbran!
Costa have pride cups, gold cups, stone effect cups, and even cups made from other cups. They introduced re-usable cups into stores to help them continue reducing the number of takeaway cups being used. You’ll even benefit from 25p off any handcrafted drink when it’s served in a reusable cup.
Too Good To Go – The app that lets you rescue delicious, unsold food from local shops and restaurants so it doesn’t go to waste.
To get your hands on a Costa Magic Bag, head to the Too Good To Go app now: http://bit.ly/TGTG-Costa
Doodlebug stock a great range of Chilly’s products making the use of reusable products daily, easy!
Chilly’s combine the convenience of a plastic water bottle, with the high-performance technology and eco-friendly benefits of a traditional flask, Chilly’s Bottles stay 24 hours cold and 12 hours hot.
Did you know that Moti Cwmbran recycle old running shoes?
Head into store and drop your old shoes and they will either be used by a charity and donated, or if they are completely unusable, they will be stripped down & recycled through SOEX.
New Look Kind – https://www.newlook.com/uk/sustainability
New Look Kind is sustainable fashion that’s better for your purse and the planet. These styles are sourced consciously, whether that’s by using less water, organic cotton or through the Better Cotton Initiative, so you can look good and feel it, too.
- Using Kinder Materials – Over 30% of the clothes at New Look are made using more sustainable fabrics
- New Look recycle their plastics – The bags are made with up to 80% of their own recycled plastic
- Making A Positive Difference – Their foundation, New Look Gives, supports charities & community partnerships
- Reaching Carbon Neutrality – All the New Look stores are 100% carbon neutral
When visiting Primark look out for their new Primark Care Ranges.
REPREVE Our Ocean Jeans
Primark have partnered with REPREVE Our Ocean to create a new staple skinny jean.
Did you know that most plastic that ends up in oceans is due to human activities near the coast?
This is why REPREVE Our Ocean gathers up bottles found within 50km of coastlines. From there, bottles are ground and melted into pellets before being spun into their innovative polyester fibre. The REPREVE Our Ocean jeans are made using 33% REPREVE Our Ocean® polyester, which is then blended with 58% cotton, 7% viscose and 2% elastane to create a comfortable stretch fit.
Primark have teamed up with Recover™ to certify and produce a range of leisurewear options for the everyday wardrobe at the same amazing prices as always.
Turn jeans into greens!
All of River Island jeans are now made using responsibly sourced cotton. They have also partnered with Ecologi to create a lasting impact by planting one tree for every pair of River Island jean sold.
Starbucks Circular Cup – A Reusable Cup, Made from Recycled Coffee Cups
You’ll get 25p off in store when you use it.
Superdrug have partnered with Maybelline and Terracycle, you can bring all your empties to store to be recycled. This allows you to recycle all used makeup products of ALL brands. It’s free and easy, and you can recycle all of the following and more!
Foundation bottles, concealer tubes, powders and blushers, mascaras, mascara brushes, eyeliner and eyeshadow palettes, lipsticks, glosses and balms
Other packaging – caps, pumps and sprays
Vegan, made with 95% natural-origin ingredients and fully recyclable packaging. Who knew the Camomile Dissolve the Day Makeup Cleansing Oil could get even better?
Use with the Body Shop Clean Conscience Reusable Remover Pads to melt away makeup in a few easy sweeps.
You can refill your Mugler perfume bottles with The Fragrance Shop in Cwmbran.
Feel good when you smell good!
Bottle Recycling Scheme
Bring your empty perfume bottles into The Perfume Shop and they will recycle them for you.
For every Perfume Bottle returned The Perfume Shop will plant a tree through the Eden Reforestation Projects. You’ll also receive 10% off your next purchase as a thank you.
Offer shoe, clothing and bag repairs, watch repairs, car key repairs, phone and tablet repairs as well as dry cleaning.
Eco Brands & Collections at WHSmith include the Huski Homeware, Eco-Eco Stationery, Eco Nation Cuddly toys and The Eco Collection.
Find out more over on the WHSmith website
We love this bundle, all the pieces in this range are made from recycled and sustainable sources with vegetable-based inks. This gorgeous collection is the perfect start to your green journey.
There is a local collection point for Capital Valley Plastics available in Market Village Cwmbran.
Where can I recycle electricals and batteries?
- Cancer Research
Mobile Phones and Routers
Why not visit the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, St David’s Foundation or Tŷ Hafan here at Cwmbran Centre and volunteer or donate your unwanted items? Something so small can go a long way.