Product Recycling Fund
The price of this item includes a contribution to a Product recycling fund to ensure that waste electrical and electronic equipment is collected and recycled in a responsible manner.

IKEA Southampton | People + Planet

Store food in a better way and throw less away
FÖRTROLIG jars are the ideal companions to store your leftovers. The snap-and-lock lid creates an aroma-tight seal to ensure your food stays fresher for longer. Plus, they are made of oven-safe glass, which you can use for re-heating and serving meals.

Food container, clear glass17x23x9 cm
IKEA FAMILY member price: £4.50
Regular price £6

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Offer valid 01/02/2016 - 29/02/2016 at IKEA Southampton only. While stocks last.
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Sustainable life at home

To help IKEA co-workers learn more about what sustainable living really means to the many people, 20 co-workers from IKEA Southampton were given £450 to choose IKEA products for their homes to help them save water, energy and reduce waste. Here's a few things they learnt along the way...

Sinbad - MULIG

"Since I got the MULIG, we have not used our tumble dryer once. The fact that it works while fully open (holding 2 loads of washing at once), or folded up with only 1 half in use (1 whole load) is great, as it takes up very little space in our house. The lower racks are also very nice for my children to help out too!"


"I replaced my old oven for a new RUTINERAD and the effects are amazing. This energy efficient class A oven saves me about £20 a month. You can cook several meals simultaneously, for example I cooked roast pork with potatoes on the second shelf and the results surprised my family - a very delicious crispy meal!"

People and communities

Find out more Community support package

We are dedicated to giving back to the local community while being regarded by our customers and co-workers as a socially responsible company. Each year IKEA Southampton supports a community project that will have a positive impact on children, their families and the communities they live in.

We are currently accepting applications for our next Financial year which starts on September 1st 2016.

Click here for more information and how to apply for Community Support.

Trees for communities

IKEA has been supporting the Woodland Trust with the ‘foot of forest’ campaign since 2007 and over this time 309 acres of new native UK woodland has been created for everyone to enjoy.

Click here to learn more about our partnership with the Woodland Trust and how to apply for free tree pack.

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Handcrafting social change
The HEMTRAKT collection is the fourth limited edition collection co-created by IKEA and social entrepreneurs in India.
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Find out more Eco tours

Here at IKEA Southampton we'd love for you to come and visit us behind the scenes. We offer community groups of all ages and sizes, the opportunity to see how IKEA works on a local and global level. Over the years our visitors have learned why IKEA flat packs, how we are a zero waste to landfill store and how we save energy.

To put a date in your diary or to find out more info please contact our Community Support Team.

Find out more Bin it to win it

Southampton City Council has teamed up with IKEA Southampton to promote recycling to local schools through a scheme called “Bin it to Win it”. Each half term there will be one winner and one runner up drawn from participating schools. First prize is a £300 IKEA gift card, with runners up receiving a set of 5 SOCKER greenhouses and herb growing sets, provided by IKEA. It really does pay to recycle!

To pledge your school or find more information visit the Community Support Team.

Energy and resources

Find out more Electric vehicle charging

Here at IKEA Southampton we have installed an electric charging point for cars. It is situated on the ground floor (Level 0) of the car park. It is a rapid charger unit, which means it can recharge an electric vehicle, such as the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, from empty to 80% full in just thirty minutes. The charging point is free for all customers to use and there is no charge for the 100% sustainably sourced green electricity from Ecotricity.

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Solar panels at IKEA

During the Summer of 2011, we at IKEA Southampton installed nearly 5000 Photo Voltaic (PV) solar panels on our roof. These solar panels generate renewable, sustainable and green energy for our store.
The video gives you a little preview of what our roof looks like.