People & planet
There's no need to toss recycling into the 'too hard' basket. With our RATIONELL waste sorting system you can separate your recyclables right away in your kitchen. This avoids contaminating your recyclables with general waste. And the good old organic compost waste pays dividends with healthy soil for your garden.
The bins are easy to lift and carry out to the bin, and lids lock in odours from organic waste. RATIONELL is made to fit 40, 60 or 80 cm base cabinets.
RARITET food storage
We tend to eat what we see, which is why we made RARITET out of see-through plastic that can go into your dishwasher, freezer and microwave. These clever products stack, store and measure so you make the most of space, time and money – three resources that we could all use more of!
All IKEA co-workers are entitled to one paid volunteer day a year.
If you wish to apply for support, please read and fill out our volunteer support request form first.
IKEA Springvale is particularly committed to helping the local community by sharing our resources where possible, and we are both happy and proud to make this contribution through our global parthers as well as our local partner HeartKids. Through all our partnerships, we are able to dedicate ourselves towards improving children's rights, promoting responsible forestry and better cotton cultivation, and reducing CO2 emissions.
If you wish to apply for support, please view our charity and sponsorship policy first.
Working in over 150 countries, UNICEF is the world's largest provider of vaccinations for developing countries and also supports child health and nutrition work, good water, sanitation, quality basic education and protection of children from violence, exploitation and HIV.
HeartKids strives to improve the lives of kids affected by Childhood Heart Disease by providing high quality, caring support, information and advocacy and to give hope by driving world class research. Childhood Heart Disease is the biggest killer of Australian children under the age of 1.
Don't forget to keep swiping your IKEA FAMILY card!
It started with Farmer Field Schools for 450 farmers who received hands-on training in the field on how to reduce the use of chemicals and water.
Today, IKEA cooperates with WWF as well as other local partners to reach even more farmers. An estimated 100,000 farmers in India, Pakistan, China and Turkey have started growing cotton in a more sustainable way, moving away from farming practices that pose a threat to both people and the environment.
Used coffee grounds are nitrogen rich and an excellent fertiliser for your garden.
They are available free of charge every day at the recycling area past the check-outs until gone.
Did you know that you can bring some of your recycling with you to IKEA Springvale? Bring your batteries and light globes to our recycling station as both contain some nasties which are harmful to the environment.
Rather than throwing them out and damaging the environment, save them in a recycling box and bring them along next time you come over to shop! Leave your items at our recycling area and we'll dispose of them safely with the correct recycling companies.
Bring your old globes, cardboard and extra allen keys to our recycling area located past the checkouts, just opposite the Exchanges & Returns counter.
Help save the planet one plastic bag at a time. FRAKTA carry bags are reusable, durable and versatile. Use them for garden waste, laundry bag, beach bag, as storage, a toy bag, library bag or shopping bag... The possibilities are endless! And now at a new lower price, there’s more you can do with a little small change. Grab one (or two or more) at the check outs during your next visit.