Sunday, September 22, 2019

Amazon, Sports Direct & TK Maxx accused of “shocking” lack of sustainability action

The Environmental Audit Committee has slammed major retailers for “failing to take action to reduce their environmental impact.
M&S plastic

M&S’s new take-back scheme recycles plastic into playground equipment

Marks & Spencer customers can now bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging that is then recycled into playground equipment.
Morrisons Waitrose

Morrisons & Waitrose introduce new crackdowns on plastic bags

Morrisons and Waitrose have both introduced crackdowns on plastic packaging in a bid to tackle pollution.
Adidas

Adidas will more than double production of shoes made of recycled plastic

Adidas has announced plans to dramatically ramp up the production of shoes containing recycled waste plastic this year.
Iceland plastic

Iceland caught still selling own-brand palm oil items despite promise

Iceland has still been selling own-label products online that contain palm oil despite making a pledge to ban the ingredient.
Poundland plastic

Poundland faces backlash over plastic Valentine’s Day gift

Poundland's new Valentine's Day gift item angered shoppers and environmental campaigners.
MS& plastic

M&S launches fruit & veg free from plastic packaging

Marks & Spencer has upped the ante on its war on plastic by launching 90 lines of loose fruit & veg free of plastic packaging.

Iceland’s reverse vending machines grant shoppers over £30,000

Iceland’s plastic bottle reverse vending machines have earned shoppers more than £30,000 since it started piloting the scheme.
sustainable gift

COMMENT: Why 2018 was the year of sustainable gift purchases

Tree2MyDoor managing director Gareth Mitchell believes a change in attitudes is reflected in the gifts people are buying.

Plastic bag charge to double to 10p and extend to all UK retailers

The price of single use plastic bags is soon set to double to 10p across the UK.

Feature Resource

Why should you focus on the point of sale?

Because 65% of purchasing decisions are made at the POS! Visibility is the key factor for decisions at the Point of Sale! Hence - SHOPPERS...