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?
Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry’s sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has changed, and a new partnership ecosystem
Specialist waste management firm, WasteCare, has opened the UK’s first full-scale household battery recycling facility following approval from the Environment Agency (EA).
Manchester based home textile supplier; Portfolio Home has unveiled its new eco-friendly, sustainable fabric packaging as an alternative to single-use plastic often used on bed linen packaging.
Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a new range of eBottle packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online beverage and liquids market. The new portfolio includes a variety of sustainable solutions for single and multi-pack products, including the Rollor bottle
Mura Technology, the UK-based developer of a new groundbreaking technology capable of recycling all forms of plastic waste, has today announced a global partnership with KBR, a leading international provider of science, technology and engineering solutions, to support the global
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, and renewable energy company, CleanEarth, today announce reaching a new milestone in the brewer’s sustainability efforts. A new wind turbine has been installed at Budweiser Brewing Group’s brewery in Magor,
Amcor, a global leader in packaging, has today launched Eco-Tite® R in Europe, the first designed to be recycled, PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses. Amcor Eco-Tite® R is designed to maximise shelf-life,
Weetabix Food Company has reduced its plastic use by 6% in the last year, with 92% of its packaging now fully recyclable.
M&S Food’s brand-new test and learn renewal store in Staines, Two Rivers Shopping Centre, has become the third to feature the retailer’s popular Fill Your Own concept, supporting customers to reduce and reuse with over 50 lines of refillable grocery
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel retail chains, has committed itself to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). By committing, X5 will set science-based emissions reduction targets that are in line
Danone Waters UK and Ireland, whose brands locally include evian and Volvic, today announces its certification as a B Corporation, demonstrating that high standards of social and environmental performance are possible even as a large-scale business. At the same time,
Following a successful trial, Holland & Barrett, the UK’s leading specialist health food retailer is rolling out its “Too Good to Waste” initiative nationwide in bid to save over 370,000 food items from landfill each year – the equivalent weight
Leading sustainable bed manufacturer Hypnos, has pioneered another ground-breaking carbon neutral innovation which could help with carbon reduction efforts across the bed and furniture industry thanks to its newly created sustainable bed and mattress packaging.
Premium canned wine and cocktails brand Sipful Drinks is partnering with leading recycling communications programme Every Can Counts to inspire and encourage more people to recycle their empty drink cans. The partnership will see Sipful Drinks become the first
As part of its vision for a more sustainable world, EyeBuyDirect is proud to announce the launch of 5 TO SEE, a collection of eco-friendly eyewear made of upcycled plastic water bottles, helping consumers make a responsible choice without sacrificing
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in
Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with KHS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and liquid food industries, to roll out its sustainable TopClip multipack product for bundling canned beverages. The
Cocoa farmers in Cote D’Ivoire are set to earn higher prices for their beans, as Ben & Jerry’s ramps up its living income approach for farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade.
MOL has again qualified for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) in the Upstream & Integrated Oil & Gas category following the 2020 assessment process.
IBM and KAYA&KATO, a textile company that manufactures uniforms and work wear, today announced the development of a blockchain network for the fashion industry, with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development (BMZ). The network is designed
Banrock Station, the eco-friendly wine brand from Accolade Wines, is releasing the first flat bottle made from 100% recycled PET plastic into UK supermarkets.
Dash Water has announced today its certification as a B Corporation (or B Corp), joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Dash Water has been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been invited to join Cotton 2040. Convened by sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future, the Cotton 2040 coalition is a unique partnership that brings together representatives from standards, brands and retailers, producers and
Smurfit Kappa has today announced new targets to further reduce its fossil CO2 emissions, including its ambition to reach at least net zero emissions by 2050. It has also increased its existing intermediate 2030 CO2 reduction target by 15
SC Johnson, one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning and other consumer and professional products, is making significant progress toward its 2025 targets to tackle plastic pollution. The company’s work to create a more sustainable world is highlighted