Let's talk sustainability at Westfield Hornsby
WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY?
Simply put sustainability is – Meeting our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
It’s time to become more aware of your resource consumption and reduce unnecessary waste. We’ve put a Westfield Hornsby guide together to assist with your transition to living more sustainably.
Imported products can consume huge amounts of fossil fuel energy to get from their location to yours. Make the decision to purchase locally sourced products from your local fresh food supplier. At FreshCorp each sign highlights where the product is sourced.
Reduce consumption of single use plastics
Looking for small things to do that create a big impact for our environment? Eliminating single use plastics from your life is a perfect place to start. We’ve listed key items to get you started.
Top up on reusable containers, water bottles, metal straws and so much more at Howard Storage World
Recycle as much as possible! We’re in the habit of recycling at home now it’s time to recycle at Westfield Hornsby. We’ve installed additional bins throughout the Centre for all your recyclable products, make the right choice and bin it properly.
Coles is proud to offer REDcycle recycling bins in their supermarket. Through the program, Coles customers can recycle plastic bags and soft plastic packaging using specially marked bins at the front of store this includes bread bags, cereal bags and frozen food bags.
We are excited to reveal that Coles Hornsby has been listed as the top store in NSW whose shoppers recycle the most! Let’s continue this incredible work.
Return & Earn
Find our Return and Earn station in the Blue Carpark on level 1M. Returning your containers at an RVM is fast, friendly and rewarding! Simply insert your empty containers into the chute at the front of the reverse vending machine. When you're finished, select your preferred payout method on the screen.
See here for more details >
Donate your unwanted clothes
Items that you no longer need can get an extended life through donation. By extending the life of any product, you help reduce dependence on disposable or cheaply made single-use products that end up in landfills.
King Cotton supply more than 12 clothing disposal bins throughout the Centre carparks, they will ensure your unwanted clothes land in the right hands not landfills.
See bin locations here >
Brands working towards a sustainable future
Offering Eco-Refills for most of their bestselling products. Their goal is to have 100% of their bottles made from recycled plastic by 2025.
Learn more here >
New swim collection made from recycled nylon, sourced from fishing nets and factory cut offs. Their goal is to have every product with at least one sustainable attribute by 2020.
Learn more about their sustainability plan here >
Lush - known as a 100% vegetarian, ethical buying, animal test fighting, handmade, naked packaging products. They continue to create products that don’t require packaging and those that do are made from 90% recycled materials. Bring back five black pots and receive a free fresh face mask.
Hype – Selling Veja sneakers. The cool kicks that feel good, look good and are good for the environment. Created from naturally sourced products such as organic cotton and wild Amazonian rubber supporting local manufacturing industries.
Gro Urban Oasis – Opening soon at Westfield Hornsby! It’s time to ditch the plastic plants and bring some life back into your home. Gro Urban Oasis will inspire you to create your urban oasis and start living better with a range of indoor plants, palms, ferns, foliage and more.
See what’s in store here >
Ruby Little – Choose your coffee wisely, Ruby Little has set their goal to provide sustainable and life changing opportunities for local producers and their communities around the world. Select from a range of ethically sourced coffee at their café.
Berkelouw Books & Cafe – Choose from a range of stylish reusable bottles, metal straws, beeswax wraps and the best selling sustainability titles such as Zero Waste Home, How to Live Plastic Free, Less Stuff and more.