Tuesday, October 22, 2019
OnBuy reveals new refurbished electronics section

OnBuy reveals new refurbished electronics section

OnBuy is set to introduce a dedicated department for refurbished electronics for the first time.
Adidas has become the latest retailer to launch a trade-in programme offering shoppers gift cards and loyalty points for their old clothes.

Adidas offers gift cards for old clothes as it launches “Infinite Play” programme

Adidas has become the latest retailer to launch a trade-in programme offering shoppers gift cards for their old clothes
Halloween costumes plastic waste Hubbub

Retailers to produce “horrifying” 2000 tonnes of plastic waste this Halloween

Retailers in the UK are expected to generate 2000 tonnes of plastic waste from costumes this Halloween.
The British Retail Consortium has responded to the government's Enviroment Bill which aims tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time.

BRC cautiously welcomes government’s Environment Bill

The British Retail Consortium responds to the government's Enviroment Bill aiming to tackle the biggest environmental problems.
Despite the war on waste, the British Heart Foundation has revealed that thousands of adults in the UK are throwing away good quality furniture or home ware that could have been donated, sold or reused.

Almost 1/3 of adults bin furniture instead of donating or selling

Thousands of adults in the UK are throwing away good quality furniture or home ware that could have been donated, sold or reused.
Farfetch partners with second-hand clothing donation platform Thrift+

Farfetch partners with second-hand clothing donation platform

Farfetch has partnered with second-hand clothing platform Thrift+ as a way to offer customers to donate unwanted items.
From tragic origins, Rob and Paul Forkan started their flip-flop business Gandys to fund their charitable organisations across the world. Only a few years since Gandys inception they've managed to collaborate with some of the biggest Department stores in the UK and one of the biggest rock bands in the world.

Unsung Hero: Rob & Paul Forkan, Founders, Gandys

Rob and Paul Forkan founded Gandys to fund their charitable organisations including "Orphans for Orphans".
Blacks JD Sports recycling

Blacks to offer discounts to customers who donate

Blacks has become the latest retailer on the UK's high street to launch a recycling initiative.
John Lewis Partnership BuyBack

John Lewis launches sustainable “BuyBack” trial

John Lewis Partnership has launched a "BuyBack" scheme with 20,000 customers to help combat clothing waste.
More than half Londoners willing to pay more for sustainable fashion, according to OnBuy

More than half Londoners willing to pay more for sustainable fashion

New research has revealed that more than half of shoppers in the national capital are willing to pay more for sustainable fashion

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