If you are looking for some new outdoor furniture for the summer season or a general revamp of furniture in the home, check out our roundup of places where you can buy stylish pieces while protecting the planet!
Bringing sustainably stylish furniture to Hong Kong homes for more than a decade, TREE offers a number of timeless collections made to suit every style, space and need. Combining contemporary design and traditional craftsmanship with a selection of naturally beautiful eco-wood, TREE creates furniture that is not only sustainable but will also last a lifetime.
From traditional collections crafted from reclaimed teak to clean contemporary pieces made from sustainably sourced, rich walnut and light, creamy oak, TREE has developed an extensive range of solid eco-wood furniture made with the highest standards.
To further support the environment, TREE has, to date, planted over 77,800 new trees through their support and partnership with Trees4Trees.
While wood is firmly at the heart of TREE, you will also find a host of other materials including anything from cool ceramic and bamboo to glossy fiberglass and shiny copper. The unique selection of accent furniture, lighting and soft furnishings allow one to embrace sustainability while keeping your home looking stylish as ever.
28/F Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, (852) 2870 1582
Shop 101-102, HomeSquare, Sha Tin, (852) 2841 8844
Shop A305, 8 Long Yat Road, YOHO Mall II, Yuen Long, (852) 2791 2802
For more information visit, www.tree.com.hk
With summer in full swing, if you are thinking about revamping your outdoor furniture without harming the planet, look no further! Online startup company, Yardbird, now offers a wide range of high-quality outdoor furniture including dining sets and outdoor ottomans made from recycled ocean plastic.
Striving to make the smallest impact on the environmental footprint, the brand has spent the past 2.5 years working to collect plastics on beaches, waterways and highly susceptible locations in the Philippines. Over 30,000 lbs of this material was incorporated into their furniture and packaging in 2017 alone. For 2018, they are aiming for over 100,000 lbs. So, whatever ends up on ocean floors now lives outdoors.
What’s more, working directly with all material suppliers, Yardbird are able sell their products at a fraction of their competitor’s price. Eco-friendly shopping at an affordable price? It’s a win-win!
In addition to manufacturing with recycled materials, their furniture is also 100% recyclable. When you are ready to change any of your Yardbird pieces, they will happily reclaim and reuse it, giving it a new life away from landfills.
To find out more visit: www.yardbird.com
Green Dot Home
Established in 2012, Green Dot Home is an organisation focusing on collecting, recycling and upcyling used furniture and homeware. With a mission to promote sustainable living in Hong Kong, the organisation promises to renew, restore, revitalise and recycle to minimise the amount of waste sent to landfills. In addition to this, they also run a Furniture Donation Programme, where a regular furniture donation will made to less privileged families, while other pieces will be sold in second hand markets with part of the proceeds donated to non-profit charitable organisations.
Whether you are looking for a collection service or to purchase a new piece of upcycled furniture, support sustainable living in Hong Kong by visiting www.gogreenshop.com.hk
Address: Unit A&C, 21/F, Young Ya Industrial Building, 381-389 Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan, (852) 2328 3901