U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes one of China’s top three denim manufacturers, Advance Denim, as a member of the system that provides mills and manufacturers the critical assurances they need to prove to their customers that they are an approved
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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 Plastic Free Mark launched by environmentalist group A Plastic Planet has been spotted on teabags, food products, and even validated ‘the world’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle in Amsterdam’. Now this revolutionary ‘stamp of approval’ has finally made its way
Household favourite Bacofoil® has launched new innovative packaging across key Original and Non-Stick Kitchen Foil SKUs.
ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has responded to an Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) call for evidence on the next steps for the implementation of deposit return schemes.
100 Budgens stores have teamed up with the world’s largest surplus food app, Too Good To Go, to fight food waste.
FEI Foods, based in South Wales, is the largest processor of ready to eat rice and grain pouches in Europe. Working closely with JM Packaging, a leading supplier of bespoke flexible packaging to the UK Food Industry, this revolutionary launch
National retailer Next and luxury men's brand Byford have joined the US Cotton Trust Protocol.
Electric car drivers have received a major boost with the opening of the largest public rapid charger hub on one of the UK’s busiest motorways.
Can you help in the fight to reverse climate change and promote social justice, while also generating a profit? In his debut book, The Green Grocer, Richard Walker shows you how it’s not only possible but essential to do so.
UK budget to spur green competition and positive feedback loop for sustainable operations, says GlobalData
Following today’s news (3 March) that the UK Government plans to issue green bonds and create a retail saving program, and found a UK infrastructure bank in Leeds to invest in the green industrial revolution, with an initial £12bn capitalisation
Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi and Tesco Central Europe have launched a new partnership, in which Mondi will purchase the retailer’s warehouse corrugated waste to create recycled paper for the retailers' shopping bags. Tesco is working towards a
Insignia Technologies is helping UK supermarkets encourage consumers to reduce food waste with the launch of its new automatic ‘After Opening Timer’ which provides a clear visual indicator as to how long a packet of food has been opened for.
Waitrose is boosting its efforts to help customers tackle food waste at home and in its supply chain and on farm through a number of initiatives.
One third of all food produced in the world is never eaten, and the amount of food wasted globally could provide more than enough to feed every undernourished person on the planet. Not only is this a major moral concern
Mindful Chef, the UK’s highest rated recipe box service, is proud to be one of the 175 small to medium sized businesses in the UK that is certified as a B-Crop. Determined to use its business as a force for
Smurfit Kappa is launching its innovative punnet portfolio in Europe. The “Safe&Green” portfolio is Smurfit Kappa’s paper-based, sustainable solution to plastic packaging for fresh produce, and consists of unique designs that are 100% renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable.
Aldi has committed to remove plastic packaging from its entire egg range.
The UK’s largest compliance scheme Valpak and circular design specialists, Circular&Co. ave announced a partnership agreement which will see them work together to develop sustainable products from hard to recycle materials.
Brand owners risk slowing the upward momentum of sustainability without the capacity to turn big data into meaningful action, according to ecoVeritas.
UK’s first medicine blister packet recycling programme launches in Superdrug and independent pharmacies
For the first time, medicine blister packets can now be recycled at participating pharmacy drop-off points nationwide. The‘Little Packs, Big Impact’ recycling initiative, from the leaders in gut health, Buscopan® and Dulcolax®, is a partnership with recycling innovators TerraCycle®, which
As the climate crisis intensifies, the Fairtrade Foundation is calling on the UK government to work harder to clean up food supply chains and tackle the vast amount of carbon emissions ‘hidden’ in imported food and products that Brits want
Drinks bodies join forces to establish Circularity Scotland, new administrator to operate Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)
Drinks producers, retailers, and trade associations have joined forces to establish Circularity Scotland Limited, a new, not-for-profit scheme administrator seeking to operate Scotland’s proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).
InstaVolt and Everrati have united to provide rapid public charging to some of the world’s most iconic and classic cars.
Mars, Nestle, Ella’s Kitchen and Taylors of Harrogate join forces to tackle flexible plastic packaging recycling
The Flexible Packaging Consortium made up of Ella’s Kitchen, Mars, Nestlé, and Taylors of Harrogate, along with waste and recycling experts SUEZ, has today released a new report providing data and recommendations which highlight an opportunity to increase flexible packaging
As fashion firms strive to build back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of industry heavyweights are turning their attention to addressing how they pack and protect their products, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics