In-line with its ongoing commitment to ‘use less and recycle more’, and ahead of National Recycle Week (September 23 – 29), Asda is announcing the move of its range of Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Steaks into recyclable cardboard trays.
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Sustainability time, read about the who and how: what are retailers doing to address environmental and social challenges they face, what help are they getting to implement good practice initiatives?
THE Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has expressed concern over the Scottish Government’s draft Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020’s lack of recognition of the “substantial additional costs” that its members’ businesses will incur.
The Scottish Wholesale Association shares the concerns raised by British Glass in its open letter to Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, around the inclusion of glass within the Scottish deposit return scheme (DRS).
Retailers who need to send wine bottles through the post can now do this both safely and in an environmentally friendly way thanks to Flexi-Hex®, an innovative 100% plastic free packaging system being launched today by Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s
Smurfit Kappa has seen a marked increase in the number of companies seeking sustainable packaging alternatives for fresh fruit and vegetables.
Tesco has listed Percol’s sustainably packed, plastic free ground coffee in an effort to combat the 100 million non-recyclable plastic packs used within the coffee industry each year.
James Beard of Valpak, which sponsored an Explorers Club Flag Expedition that bagged six tonnes of waste from the most densely-polluted beach in the world, has concluded that prevention is the only viable option to halt the tide of marine
New insights into the scale of surplus and food waste on UK farms will help drive forward work on their root causes at a key stage in the supply chain, and help more food reach its intended market. Research by
Tesco is joining forces with UK technology company Aerofoil Energy to transform the performance of refrigeration cabinets in its stores via the application of Formula One-derived aerodynamics. As well as installing the award-winning Aerofoils in their supermarkets throughout the
ccelerating steps to curb its Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and backs global goals to limit warming to the most stringent of targets.
Blakemore Logistics has introduced hybrid refrigeration units to 13 of its trailers to significantly reduce its vehicle emissions.
Unilever today announced that its purpose-led, Sustainable Living Brands are growing 69% faster than the rest of the business and delivering 75% of the company’s growth.
A multi-country survey released today shows that nine in 10 (91%) British shoppers are familiar with the FAIRTRADE Mark and believe it reflects their personal values.
To help lessen the impact of beauty packaging waste The Body Shop has partnered with TerraCycle to make recycling boxes available in 230 UK stores (and 672 stores worldwide across five countries) to help encourage the recycling of plastic packaging.
Waitrose & Partners has revealed the projects it will be supporting with its unique £1 million grant fund designed to tackle plastic pollution. Plan Plastic - The Million Pound Challenge will award money, over one year, to projects that can
Holland & Barrett has today announced a complete ban on the sale of all wet wipe products from its 800 UK and Ireland stores, with all wet wipe products and variants replaced by environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives by end of September 201å9.
Packaging compliance scheme Valpak has published a report on a collaborative alternative to the government’s current options for extended producer responsibility (EPR) reform.
Packaging compliance scheme Valpak, which was recently acquired by outsourced recycling services company Reconomy, is to join world-renowned scientists in a unique expedition to clean up 10 tonnes of plastic and assess the impact of litter on a Pacific island
With the right information, Oatly believes people can make better food and drink choices to help reduce their climate impact. In fact, a requirement to show a food product’s climate footprint isn’t so different from the rules governing the labelling
Leerdammer, the UK’s No.1 branded cheese slice, has announced the launch of new 100% recyclable packaging for all Original and Light Slice Packs.
Lidl has announced that it is rolling out its ‘Too Good To Waste’ fruit and vegetable boxes across all of its stores in England, Scotland and Wales, following a successful, industry-first trial.
The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will reduce its operational greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 at the latest, without purchasing offsets, in line with the pathway set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to
The Midcounties Co-operative has launched a new initiative to help reduce single-use plastic.
Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package, offering an efficient packaging solution for dairy, juice and liquid food.
Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, today announces ambitious new targets to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its business, products and supply chains.