Have you braved the crowds and visited the newly rebuilt Funan mall yet? After a complete tear down and three-year rebuild, it's no longer just an IT mall. An ode to Silicon Valley-style living, Funan now boasts a cinema, a theatre, multiple coworking spaces, a co-living space, an urban rooftop farm and futsal pitch, a multi-story climbing wall and enough cafes serving cold brews to satisfy the most discerning millenial. You can even ride your bike into the mall and use its fully automated click and collect service if you don't want to lug your bags around.
The best part? The Green Collective, originally based at KINEX near Paya Lebar, has now opened its second location at Funan! The bright, airy 2,000 sqft space boasts 30+ green vendors to satisfy all of your eco-lifestyle needs right in the heart of the CBD. It is the only store to be curated based on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. August Society has moved over to this fab new location and couldn't be happier. Read on to find out more about what's inside!
Aside from August Society's sustainable swimwear, you can find tons of eco-friendly and conscious fashion options, such as Truth&All's hand made, 100% biodegradable sunglasses and organic cotton casual wear from Etrican. The Collective is now home to fashionable basics made of eco-friendly and sustainable fabrics by Zhai and Michelle Schulz. You can also find gorgeous artisan-made batik creations by aNerd Gallery and upcycled hand-made recreations by Muta Wear. For those heading out to colder shores, check out natural merino outdoor clothing by Icebreaker Merino and info on renting winter gear from Popsicle.
Shoe lovers rejoice! The Collective has tons of sustainable options such as flip flops and slides made of recycled rubber tires from Indosole, artisan made leather shoes by Desi Hangover, and organic and ecological footwear for the whole family by Natural World.
For conscious mums-to-be, Sagassed offers sustainable and stylish essentials for before, during and after pregnancy. For the little ones, 2+0 and Etrican both sell sustainable organic children's basics, and The Hatter and The Hare has a wonderful selection of Waldorf inspired toys.
To make your home a green oasis, check out Annette's luxurious French linen bedding and culturally-centered, ethically handmade homewares and baskets from Africa by Greenie Genie. Interested in composting? The Green Collective even has home composting kits to get you started. Want to keep your home clean without all of those nasty chemicals? Check out Green Kulture's natural cleaning products.
The Green Collective is home of the ever popular Bamboo Straw Girl, who sells bamboo and natural alternatives to plastics and single-use disposables, such as straws, toothbrushes, portable cutlery and water bottles. To rid your life of plastics forever, check out Foliage's selection of reusable and portable kitchenware, coffee cups and food containers.
Do your skin a favour and switch to natural, organic and toxin free products from Wellness Within, such as skincare, feminine hygiene products and food wraps. Treat your skin to powerful New Zealand pure Manuka oil products by ManukaRx, natural, hand made, natural soaps and shampoo bars by Himmel Blue and Oasis: Skin, and essential oil-based fragrances from Sol+.
If you're looking for healthy and natural food, try Greek products from Greek Kouzina, South African natural products from Bunny Trading House, blooming tea from Petale and superfoods and vitamins from LVL.
Come and check us out soon!
The Green Collective @ Funan
107 North Bridge Road #02-18
Open daily from 10am - 10pm
Looking for sustainable options that bring smoother skin? Read more to find out why natural products are the way to go!
Curious to hear about how we've created sustainable swimwear and what green sports looks like? Tune in to our webinar organised by A Plastic Ocean Foundation.
Thinking of ways to help with ocean conservation? Check out our interview with Hong Kong-based actress and DEVE founder Hidy Yu (余曉彤) to find out what she's been doing to help and how you can be more conscious of the ocean's health.
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