Earth Day in Covent Garden

Celebrate sustainability in Covent Garden this April with Earth Day (Saturday 22nd). From conscious shopping to sustainable dining, discover our guide to what's on...

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Every Can Counts

A new installation coming for 2023!

April will see the return of Covent Garden’s partnership with ‘Every Can Counts’ which will be brought to life with an art installation to celebrate Earth Day, taking place on Saturday 22nd April, spotlighting the estate’s Sustainability Pledge for 2023. The display will be made of over 700 cans and will be visible to the public from the 19th April. Visitors can head down to the North Piazza on the 20th April to watch renowned street artist Jimmy C live paint the installation with a bespoke Earth Day design.

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Made to Last at Mulberry

Discover the ‘Made To Last’ commitment to sustainability. Visit the Covent Garden Mulberry store to trade in your existing Mulberry bag for credit towards a new one. These bags are then expertly authenticated and rejuvenated to sell on to a new owner, ensuring that each and every Mulberry bag can have many lives.

From responsible leather, low impact materials and recycled packaging to their dedicated repairs team, Mulberry bags are made to last for generations. Learn more about their 'Made To Last' pledges.

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Zero Waste Dishes

Introducing VyTA Head Chef, Filippo Bellani's mission to eliminate excessive food waste in the creation of Italian inspired dishes. Through researching and implementing these culinary practices in the dish creation at VyTA, a more sustainable menu has evolved from what would usually result in discarded ingredients.

Chef Bellani hopes to be credited for this ideal of zero-waste cooking in the near future and to inspire other chefs to follow a similar path. Try the dishes for yourself...

• Pappardelle with slow-cooked beef
• Chicken skewer
• Tonnarelli with yellow tomatoes and prawns
• Chicken salad
• Fried seafood mix

Conscious Shopping

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The Apple Store

From the use of recycled materials to their pledge to have carbon neural products by 2030

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Frenchie on Henrietta Street

Head to Frenchie to enjoy their zero-waste goat’s curd agnolotti, with pickled shimeji & mushroom broth

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Learn about Radley's Responsible range

Radley London are constantly monitoring how they can make positive change. Every season they look to grow their sustainable non-leather Radley Responsible range with new styles made using recycled polyester and a water-based PU that produces 60% less emissions than the oil-based version.

This includes the new Finsbury Park – Radley Broderie family, which is launching this April. They will also be introducing the new Sloane Street – weave handbag; a soft and slouchy ‘90s shoulder bag made with hand-crafted leather weaving that uses strands of excess materials. Their umbrellas, foldaways and canvas tote bags are also made using recycled materials.

Did you know? 

• All of Radley's leather is a by-product from the food industry.
• 100% of the leather is certified by the Leather Working Group. 
• Radley manage their use of chemicals with the ‘Best in Class’ testing programme – including all suppliers to ensure no direct or indirect environmental damage.
• By planning ahead for collections, they know exactly where they need to send materials to use slower but less carbon heavy methods of transportation.

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Recycled materials at N.Peal

This Earth Day, N.Peal located in the Covent Garden Market Building are proud to announce that all of their signature luxury gift boxes & bags are now made from FCS certified 100% recycled and recyclable paper. In addition, 60% of their cashmere range this season is made with Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified 100% Organic Cashmere.

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