Sustainability

At New Square we are always looking at new ways to reduce the impact on the world and understand how important sustainability is to improve the quality of our lives in the future. Below are some of the ways the centre is currently implementing to become more sustainable.

Water

Waste

Energy

Tenants

Many of the stores at New Square have procedures in place to be more sustainable, from reducing their carbon footprint to making products out of more sustainable materials to limiting the amount of single use plastics. Some of New Square’s stores’ schemes are listed below and more can be found on their own websites.

Cotton clothing

River Island

Stocks a range of clothing made from responsibly sourced cotton- look out for ‘Responsibly sourced cotton’ tags when you’re next in store. The brand has also replaced all new gifts cards with card copies instead of their plastic predecessors, and is actively trying to reduce the amount of plastic used in deliveries of new stock.

Recycling Shoes

Schuh

Through their ‘sell your shoes’ scheme you can hand in any unwanted shoes at Schuh to receive a £5 off voucher a full price item!

water refilling

Greggs

Partners with Refill UK to provide free drinking water to the increasing number of customers wishing to refill their own bottles. They also stock refillable cups to reduce single use cups.

recycling clothes

H&M

Enable customers to recycle a bag of unwanted clothing in store, from any brand in return for a £5 voucher as part of a sustainable fashion initiative.

Recycling old shoes

Clarks

Have a partnership with UNICEF and participate in Shoeshare which involves donating your old or unwanted shoes this helps them build sustainable classrooms for children in Africa.

sustainable clothing

Primark

Stocks a large range of items made from recycled or more sustainably sourced materials.

Latest News

It’s time to don your witches’ hats and vampire teeth and get ready to experience the ultimate trick or treat trail at New Square on Sunday 30 October, 11am-4pm.
In recognition of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II a number of stores will be closed on Mon 19 Sep. Please see the latest details in this article.
We’re giving you the chance to win £100 to get everything on your back to school list! New Square has you covered for Back to School, with everything you need to get the kids ready to learn in the year ahead.
To celebrate The Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham this summer, New Square is inviting you to join us in our Summer Sports Zone during the summer holidays for free events!