Project Earth: Selfridges launches initiative to help customers change the way they shop and to be mindful of environmental impact

Luxury department store Selfridges has launched a transformational sustainability initiative, Project Earth, which aims to help customers change the way they shop. Project Earth aims to help customers change the way they shop in three ways: by addressing the materials used in products, launching and exploring new retail models such as repair and resell, and engaging with teams, partners and customers to inspire a shift … Continue reading Project Earth: Selfridges launches initiative to help customers change the way they shop and to be mindful of environmental impact

Buying Better: Selfridges doubles labelling scheme to help consumers shop sustainably and consciously

UK department store Selfridges has doubled its sustainable labelling scheme, Buying Better, with the launch of six new categories to help educate and guide customers to shop with more environmental awareness. The new labels in the Buying Better scheme include responsible leather, reducing waste, vegan, forest friendly, cruelty free and supporting communities. The labels appear on over 3,000 products from over 100 brands within homeware, … Continue reading Buying Better: Selfridges doubles labelling scheme to help consumers shop sustainably and consciously

Selfridges removes palm oil from all of its own-brand food products

Selfridges has become the first major retailer to remove palm oil from all of its own-brand food products. The department store – which has stores in London, Birmingham and Manchester – has announced that 300 products in its Selfridges Selection range on sale in its food halls are now free of palm oil. The products include chocolates, biscuits, own-label cakes and seasonal mince pies. The retailer … Continue reading Selfridges removes palm oil from all of its own-brand food products

wastED London: Cooking up a food waste storm in the capital

wasteED London is currently cooking up a food waste storm on the roof of London department store, Selfridges. Chef Dan Barber, of New York’s Blue Hill restaurants, has teamed up with Selfridges to bring food waste pop-up, wastED, to diners. Building on the UK’s vibrant food waste movement, wastED London has joined forces with local farmers, fishermen, suppliers and retailers to reimagine by-products at every … Continue reading wastED London: Cooking up a food waste storm in the capital

Material World: Selfridges Bright New Sustainables

London department store, Selfridges has always been experimental and innovative, and as a “fashion influencer” it has always been one step ahead in representing and supporting sustainable fashion. Earlier this week, Selfridges launched ‘Material World’, showcasing eight sustainable fashion brands each of whom represent a different material – leather, denim and wool, among others – and a sustainable and ethical approach to the manufacturing process … Continue reading Material World: Selfridges Bright New Sustainables