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Waste not, want not

A third of the world’s food supply is lost or wasted every day. In general we’re using—and wasting—more resources than ever before. Starting with some smart changes at home, together, we can reduce waste, save money, and conserve more resources for the world. 

Three white SORTERA bins in a white tiled room where one is stuffed with brown paper.
Video: A stack of several food containers of different-sizes, with fruits and vegetables inside, animates up and down.

With the right food storage containers, you can keep food fresh and see what you have to help reduce waste.

Video: Two, white, HÅLLBAR recycling bins, the lid of one opens and a hand in the foreground tosses in a can.

Tidy and simplify your home with a separate container for your plastics, metals and paper recyclable products.

A white wall with LADDA recharcheable batteries charging in a KVARTS battery charger next to a clock on a white side table.

Switching to rechargeable batteries can save money over time, cut waste and lower your impact on the environment.

Rechargeable batteries and chargers

For a better Malaysia

By 2025, Malaysia aims to achieve a recycling rate of 40% under the 12th Malaysian Plan (12MP). Our cardboards, plastics and other recyclables are only useful when the material is uncontaminated by food or liquid. Let's segregate our waste to recycle right by using coloured bags or sorting bins.

Waste is precious

At IKEA, we regard waste as a resource. Today, 17% of our product range is made from recycled materials. And, at IKEA Malaysia, we do our part by recycling around 70% of the waste our stores generate. We offer recycling facilities that enable all our customers to do their part, too. Together, we can make a big difference.

Check out our recycling facilities:

IKEA Cheras

i) Recycling station at B1 & B2

Recyclable materials: Textiles, Paper, Plastic, Aluminium tins, Battery, Light bulb

ii) Recycling station at IKEA Café & Bistro

Recyclable materials: Food waste, Glass, Paper

IKEA Damansara

i) Recycling station after Checkouts, Level G

Recyclable materials: Flourescent light bulb, Light bulb, Batteries, Plastic Bottle, Plastic-based Waste, Paper

IKEA Tebrau

i) Recycling station nearby IKEA Café & Smaland, Level 1

ii) Recycling station at Exchange & Return Area, Level 1

Recyclable materials: Paper, Plastic, Plastic bottle, Aluminium can, Battery, Light bulb

IKEA Batu Kawan

i) Recycling station at Exchange & Return Area, Level 1

Recyclable materials: Paper, Plastic, Plastic bottle, Aluminium can, Battery, Light bulb