The UK Plastics Pact’s third annual report, published today by global NGO WRAP, shows good collective progress against the UK Plastics Pact’s four ambitious environmental targets - year on year, while further action is required to scale the recycling of
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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?
After launching the world’s first sustainable hanger in 2019 – made from its unique marine plastic material BLUE® – Arch & Hook is now offering retailers groundbreaking innovations across the board in the manufacturing, display and transportation of products. The
Packaging projects at Princes, and its range of brands, are set to reduce carbon emissions by 1,100 tonnes and remove 900 tonnes of plastic (the equivalent of over 26 million plastic bottles) from product packaging across the Group, annually.
SodaStream takes yet another step for the planet by including carbon footprint transparency label on machines
SodaStream, the world’s leading sparkling water brand, is taking its mission to protect the planet one step further, by including a carbon footprint transparency label on the SodaStream Spirit; its best-selling sparkling water maker.
Belvoir Farm installs solar panelled roof and joins Certified Sustainable to track fate of all waste
Premium soft drinks company Belvoir Farm is continuing its drive to become carbon neutral by 2030, by installing a solar panel roof at its Leicestershire factory and joining the Certified Sustainable1 initiative, which will enable the firm to track the
Fresh Del Monte commits to leading change in sustainable agriculture practices – speaking tomorrow at the World Biodiversity Summit
Fresh Del Monte® Produce Inc, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, today announces its participation at this year’s World Biodiversity Summit, in Glasgow, UK on November, 10th 2021.
Aldi is trialling the removal of all plastic trays from its whole fresh chickens nationwide, in a bid to further reduce unnecessary plastic.
With thousands of tonnes of coffee discarded each year, The Odd Coffee Company rescues surplus coffee pods and tonnes of freshly roasted bean and ground coffee and works closely with premium coffee roasters nationwide to help reduce their waste.
Gousto is trialling a world-first edible packaging solution, as part of its efforts to continue reducing plastic packaging in its recipe boxes.
Thanks to an injection of £6.1 million, including the help of PRN funding, the UK’s largest producer of damp-proof membranes is increasing its capacity for recycling ethylene-based plastics by 66 per cent.
Innocent Drinks today announces its ambitious objective of being carbon neutral by 2025 – the announcement reinforces the healthy drinks company’s big dream to help people and the planet live well and die old.
Healthy snacks and salad toppers’ brand, Good4U, is delighted to be the first Irish brand partnering with Tesco in the supermarket’s ground-breaking Loop recycling initiative.
The UK’s fastest-growing mineral water brand, Aqua Pura, has commissioned a survey of 2,045 people, which aimed to shed some light on whether the UK nation understands hydration.
Supply chain pressures combined with the overarching volatility within commerce currently has created an almost desperate attitude toward preparing for peak. The unconventional Christmas of 2020 only compounds this. Hopes are high and businesses naturally want to meet the demand
Food waste brand Love Food Hate Waste is delighted to announce the first corporate donors for next year’s Food Waste Action Week (Monday 7th to Sunday 13th March), with supermarket Aldi, online supermarket Ocado Retail, food manufacturers Danone and Dunbia
GD has kicked off a new workstream on environment labelling, to mobilise food and consumer goods businesses to develop a harmonised solution that the whole sector can get behind.
Fever-Tree, the UK’s leading mixer brand, has announced that all of its mixers sold in the UK are now carbon neutral. This represents the first step in becoming carbon neutral across all Fever-Tree’s regions by 2025.
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has added to its range of sustainable premium food and pet food packaging solutions with the launch of RetortPouch Recyclable.
Food and Drink Greenhouse Gas emissions must be a key priority for COP26, says leading UK environmental charity
The most comprehensive analysis of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) linked to UK food & drink production and consumption ever undertaken shows the urgent need to slash the carbon footprint of food if we are to achieve the UK’s Net Zero
Pact Retail Accessories (formerly TIC Retail Accessories), known for its work in leading the circular economy through closed-loop reuse solutions for garment hangers and Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tags, has now become a member of the UK Plastics Pact with
99% of Weetabix Food Company packaging to be recyclable by summer 2022 in industry-leading milestone
Weetabix Food Company, makers of the nation’s favourite breakfast cereal, will hit the milestone of 99% of its packaging being widely recyclable by summer 2022, leading the pack of its industry peers. The company is on track to make 100%
McDonald’s Corporation has announced its global commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. The move will include science-based emissions reduction targets and will see it join the SBTi Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign and the United Nations Race to
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, and Taurus Packaging have developed a fit-for-purpose reusable shopping bag that can carry groceries and meet the needs of the demanding Southern African retail marketplace. Mondi’s Advantage Kraft Plus with wet strength
Innovative packaging manufacturer, Sharpak, has unveiled a new premium-look hybrid pack for sushi, designed with multiple benefits for food-to-go brands, retailers, consumers and importantly, the environment.
In my opinion: packing away the cardboard box – why the future of transit packaging is plastic, says Schoeller Allibert UK
From raw materials to final destination logistics, supply chains are under more pressure than ever before. Whether retail, food manufacturing, pharmaceutical or beyond, the drive towards more transparent and sustainable operations is taking absolute precedence.