Ground Level, The Myer Centre, 22 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
At LUSH, they try to keep their use of plastics to a minimum. 35% of their products are totally unpackaged, or as they like to say, naked. And the rest? They're packaged using recycled and recyclable materials.
The black pots they use are made with 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. Plus, if you bring back 5 empty, clean black LUSH pots to their store in The Myer Centre for recycling, they'll give you a Fresh Face Mask, FREE!
All black pots collected by LUSH are sent to TerraCycle, a world leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste.
Rundle Mall Plaza, Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Drop your bag of unwanted clothing in the recycling box at the H&M store in Rundle Mall. All textiles are welcome – any brand, any condition – even odd socks, worn-out T-shirts and old sheets. The textiles are then sent to the nearest recycling plant, where they’re sorted by hand.
For every bag of textiles you drop off, you’ll receive a discount card for 15% off your next in-store purchase.
Adidas X Parley
Adidas are fighting for plastic-free oceans by turning plastic trash into high performance sportswear. Every piece in this range is made from plastic trash collected on remote beaches and coastal communities.
All the tailored training wear is made of at least 75% upcycled plastic trash. Produced with a low energy, low water printing process, it offers all the support and breathability you need. Now you don’t have to choose between better performance or a better planet.
Lower Ground Level, Rundle Place, 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Do you know where you can take your plastic bags and other soft plastics that aren't accepted through your home kerbside collections?
Good news - you can drop off your recyclable plastic bags and a wide range of other soft plastic packaging to the REDcycle recycling bins inside the Coles store in Rundle place.
Since the program began in 2011, Coles has diverted more than 542 million pieces of flexible plastic, or 2.1 million kg, from landfill across Australia. Instead, the plastic is recycled and converted into new products, including outdoor furniture.
112a Rundle Mall, Adelaide
CIBO are doing their part to be more sustainable, not only will you receive 50 bonus points for using your keep cup, if you happen to forget and need to use a disposable coffee cup, don't stress - at CIBO, when you drop off your reusable cup into their bin, they'll use it to produce their rCup, as part of their Simply Cups upcycling program. They also create curbing and street furniture.
Shop 14, Rundle Place, 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Take advantage of their in-store recycling program, L'OCCITANE encourage their customers to recycle their empty containers and packaging of their products, but they also accept other beauty brands as well! Plus, you'll receive a 10% discount on a similar replacement product at the time of recycling. L'OCCITANE have a strong partnership with Terracycle and so products they recycle with Terracycle don't become landfill.
When you're in-store take a look at their refillable products, including shower gels, liquid soaps and hair care ranges. Their refill packaging uses 69-90% less plastic compared to the bottles, so keep your containers safe and purchase a refill on your next visit.
Myer in Myer Centre Adelaide & David Jones in Adelaide Central Plaza
Have you heard of the Back to M·A·C Program? Just by returning six M·A·C primary packaging containers to a M·A·C counter in David Jones in Adelaide Cenral Plaza or Myer in The Myer Centre, you’ll receive a free M·A·C lipstick (silver bullet original packaging) OR a small eye shadow in original packaging (excluding limited edition, special deco packaging and large pan eye shadows).
See in-store for more details and conditions about the Back to M·A·C Program.
The Body Shop
Adelaide Central Plaza, 7/100 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Did you know that the beauty sector generates billions of pieces of packaging every year – most of which ends up in landfills or the ocean? It’s time for us all to start doing more for our precious planet.
So next time you visit The Body Shop in Adelaide Central Plaza, return our empty plastic bottles, tubs, tubes and pots. With a member of staff, put our clean, empty packaging into the recycling bin.
Find out more here!