Embracing sustainable shopping at Pavilion Bukit Jalil

ECO-FRIENDLY demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions await shoppers from now until June 26 at Pavilion Bukit Jalil.

Embrace and practice sustainability and eco-consciousness with the “Back to Nature” programme organised by the Malaysian Creative Sewing Arts Association (PSJKM), as well as plenty of sustainable and eco-friendly shopping at the lifestyle mall which officially opened its doors in December last year.

In her speech, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah (picture, centre) expressed concern over the global environmental crisis and called on all Malaysians to make small changes to protect the environment. 

Her Majesty also urged the public to consider the effects of climate change and keep in mind that the next generation will inhabit the world we leave behind.

Tunku Azizah, the patron of PSJKM, hopes that the “Back To Nature” programme will rekindle the public’s love of nature and promote a sense of eco-consciousness among Malaysians. 

The Raja Permaisuri Agong also spoke about the promotion of Malaysia’s traditional crafts, encouraging corporate companies, government departments and fellow Malaysians to support local entrepreneurs by purchasing such artisanal products for souvenirs or gifts. 

Visitors to Pavilion Bukit Jalil can also shop for handicrafts at the Tunku Azizah Handmade Market, which features more than 50 local handicraft stands

From now until June 26 at Level 2, Orange Zone, shoppers can watch Eco-Printing’s demonstration at 12pm, 3pm and 6pm daily; learn how to extract colours from natural sources in the Natural Dye-ing Workshop; and attend DIY Indigo and Drawing workshop with the purchase of a T-shirt or Tote + Indigo Kit for RM45 or RM39 respectively.

Visitors can also shop for handicrafts at the Tunku Azizah Handmade Market, which features more than 50 local handicraft stands.

Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Sdn Bhd (KL Pavilion) CEO of retail Datuk Joyce Yap said the demand for sustainable and eco-friendly shopping has grown over the years.

“It is important for shopping malls such as Pavilion Bukit Jalil to keep an ear to the ground to cater to these shopping trends. We are proud to provide a platform and help to promote these environmental groups and businesses to cater to this growing demand for sustainable products.”

KL Pavilion is the retail planner for Pavilion Bukit Jalil.

Among the initiatives to encourage customers to shop more consciously at Pavilion Bukit Jalil, The Food Merchant (Level 1) encourages the use of its sustainable and reusable bags in both orange and blue designs. To meet its zero-waste target, the grocer consciously sources fresh products in sustainable packaging. 

From now until 26 June, shoppers can also immerse themselves in a virtual honey gathering experience with an augmented reality 3D holographic lens, while sampling the best of sustainably sourced and produced honey and honey cakes at the Comvita roadshow at Centre Atrium (Level 1). 

Visitors can also support Malaysian artisans at duluKINI (Level 2), a unique local lifestyle store featuring Malaysian-made, inspired and designed products from artisans and retailers nationwide. Discover a trove of home décor, fashion, gifts, memorabilia, kitchen & dining, toys, board games, stationery and popular Malaysian childhood snacks and beverages — all inspired by the rich heritage and traditions of Malaysia!

You can also stock up on sustainable skincare, bath and hair products at L’Occitane’s first Green Store featuring innovative and first ever refill fountain and eco-friendly mural wall; and at Kiehl’s (Level 3) with eco-friendly refills, sustainably sourced ingredients and eco-friendly packaging. 

Visit www.pavilion-bukitjalil.com for more information, or check for real-time updates via Facebook and Instagram. — by TMR / Pics source: Pavilion Bukit Jalil