Hong Kong’s First “Jie Yeah” Locker launched in Olympian City Promoting Resources Sharing with Sewing Machine, Tools and Toys Available to Borrow for Free
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (hereinafter “TWGHs”), Sino Group (hereinafter “Sino”) and S.F. Express (Hong Kong) Limited (hereinafter “SFHK”) joint hand to promote sustainable development by launching a first-of-its-kind free self-serving borrowing and returning platform - “Jie Yeah” Locker. Sino provides prime mall spaces at Olympian City, SFHK provides SF Locker and one-year free logistics services through its “SF Retention Service” program including delivering borrowed items to “Jie Yeah” Locker and returning items from the Locker to “Jie Yeah” shop. TWGHs encourage the sharing of resources, skills and time through its “Jie Yeah” service and community network, with the aim of building a community that values and conserves resources.
“Since the launch of Library of Things services by Tung Wah ‘Jie Yeah’, it has been loved by residents of Tai Kok Tsui and supporters of sustainable development. This cooperation with Sino and SFHK is of great significance. It not only expands the coverage of ‘Jie Yeah’ services, but also demonstrates each party’s strengths in this well-established working model. We look forward to trigger more positive changes in the future and join hands in charitable deeds.” added Mr. SU Yau On, Albert, Chief Executive of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.
"SFHK is pleased to participate in the 'Jie Yeah' Locker program, providing people in the area with another option for borrowing and returning items.SFHK Lockers have always been closely related to daily life, and the convenient self-pick up service have become an irreplaceable role in logistics services. With the enhancement of SFHK Locker functions, it not only provides mailing services but also has charity donation functions. In the future, SFHK will continue to leverage its technological advantages to bring the benefits of 'smart logistics' deeper into the community, enabling the public to enjoy a more convenient and environmentally friendly life." Ms. Charlize Liu, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at S.F. Express (Hong Kong) Limited said.
“Sustainability is integrated into the operations of Sino Group. While Olympian City plays a key role in serving the community in West Kowloon and Tai Kok Tsui, we are delighted to launch Hong Kong's first self-service lending platform, ‘Jie Yeah’ Locker, at Olympian City. This platform helps reduce waste at source and promotes the concept of a circular economy in the community. We will continue our efforts in engaging the community and joining hands with our like-minded partners in Creating Better Lifescapes.” said Elaine Leung, Deputy General Manager (Leasing) of Sino Group.
Residents can register as "Jie Yeah" members and borrow items for free, such as electric drill, sewing machine, toys, telescope, camera, Ukulele, blender, mini-projector. SFHK will deliver the borrowed items to the Olympian City, and residents can pick them up after receiving a notification from TWGHs. When returning items, residents only need to clean the items themselves and return them through the mailing service at the “Jie Yeah” locker. TWGHs also invited "Kai Fong Masters" to help design and sew reusable packing, which meets SFHK safety standards, to reduce waste. Later, a series of sustainable development activities will be organized to raise environmental awareness.
About “Jie Yeah” Services of TWGHs
TWGHs launched the “Jie Yeah” Services (also named the Fortune Library) at Tai Kok Tsui to provide free items borrowing services and develop as a community “Library of Things”. “Kai Fong” can donate their idling items to “Jie Yeah” shop and borrow items like tools, toys, sports equipment…etc. for free. Other than items sharing, “Jie Yeah” promotes the sharing of all kind of resources, including skills and time, and position as the community resources sharing platform. It soon becomes a trendy force to promote the sustainable development and connect the community through sharing. Since September 2021, “Jie Yeah” has over 2,300 registered members, with borrowing hours over 550,000 hours. There are more than 500 items available to borrow from (as at May 2023).
Address: Shop 1B, G/F, 1 Lime Street, Tai Kok Tsui
About Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
Since its establishment in 1870, TWGHs has been all along upholding its mission “To heal the sick and to relieve the distressed; to care for the elderly and to rehabilitate the disabled; to promote education and to nurture the youngsters; and to raise the infant and to guide the youth.” Nowadays, TWGHs is the largest charitable organisation with the longest history in Hong Kong. For more than one and a half centuries, TWGHs has persistently pioneered and marked significant milestones in medical and health, education, community, preservation of historical and cultural heritage, and traditional services to fulfill the needs of the society and to provide the public with high quality services at low rates or for free. Today, TWGHs operates 363 services units, including 5 hospitals and 42 Chinese and Western medicine services units, 60 education services units, 232 community services units that cover elderly, youth and family, rehabilitation, social enterprises and social innovation services, 2 records and heritage service units, namely, Tung Wah Museum and TWGHs Maisy Ho Archives and Relics Centre that aim to protect and preserve local traditional culture and history, as well as 24 traditional service units, offering funeral and burial services, temple and ritualistic services, 2 transitional housing projects, 1 Geospatial Lab (Operation Partner).
About S.F. Express (Hong Kong) Limited (SFHK)
With its strong logistics network, SFHK is committed to providing customers with diversified express delivery services and one-stop integrated logistics solutions. The core business in Hong Kong includes: local and cross-border express and logistics services, warehousing and distribution services, and self-service pick-up services at SF Lockers. For details, please visit the company website: https://htm.sf-express.com/hk/en/
About Sino Group
Established in 1971, Sino Group comprises three listed companies – Sino Land Company Limited (HKSE: 083), Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited (HKSE: 0247), Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited (HKSE: 1221) – and private companies held by the Ng Family.
As one of Hong Kong’s leading property developers with core businesses in property development and investment, Sino Group has grown with the communities it serves. The Group’s business interests comprise a diversified portfolio of residential, office, industrial, retail and hospitality properties across Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore and Australia, and has developed over 250 projects, spanning more than 130 million square feet. Core business assets are further complemented by property management services, hotel investment and management, including The Fullerton Hotels & Resorts and other affiliate brands.
With over 11,000 committed staff members, the Group strives to fulfill its vision of Creating Better Lifescapes with a focus on three interconnected pillars – Green Living, Community Spirit and Innovative Design – shaping the cities we call home where people live, work and play. Sustainability is central to what we do as we seek to create value for stakeholders and make business a driver of sustainability for a better future.
Ms. Charlize Liu, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at S.F. Express(Hong Kong) (Left), Mr. SU Yau On, Albert, Chief Executive of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (Central) and Ms. Elaine Leung, Deputy General Manager (Leasing) of Sino Group (Right) jointly announced the launching of “Jie Yeah” Locker to provide the free items borrowing and returning services.
“Jie Yeah” Locker (Located at ground floor of Olympian City 3 next to entrance from Hoi Ting Road)
Reusable packing specially designed for “Jie Yeah” Locker for the delivery between “Jie Yeah” shop and “Jie Yeah” Locker with SFHK’s delivery services