Thursday, February 27, 2020
Second-hand September fast fashion recycling thrift stores sustainability eco-friendly Oxfam

Oxfam’s Second-hand September: The affect on fast fashion retailers & its viability

Oxfam is encouraging consumers to rethink shopping during the month of September by urging them to not buy any new clothing.
The Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole is aiming to help the environment by cutting down waste with its new food bank. Situated outside the Marks & Spencer in the shopping centre, it hopes to encourage people to donate unwanted tinned and packaged food.

Retail Gazette Loves: The Dolphin’s Food Bank

Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole is aiming to help the environment by cutting down waste with its new food bank.
Amazon said it will have delivered a total of 3.5 billion parcels throughout 2019, smashing estimates to become its own largest delivery company.

CHARGED: Amazon to scrap all single-use plastic packaging in India by 2020

Amazon will stop using single-use plastics in its packaging throughout India in less than a year, it announced this week. Single-use plastics will be completed...
71.3% of UK consumers willing to use food refill services, according to GlobalData

Almost 3/4 of shoppers willing to use food refill services

Almost three-quarters of Brits are willing to use food refill services in order to cut down on waste.
Spar is now integrated with the Gander app which sends live price reductions of soon-to-be out of date foods to customers in an effort to reduce waste.

CHARGED: Spar’s Gander app sends live updates to customers when food is reduced

Spar is now integrated with the Gander app which sends live price reductions of soon-to-be out of date foods to customers.
Asda re-loved charity clothing George recycling sustainability

Asda launches Re-Loved clothing trial to encourage recycling

Asda is trialling a sustainable fashion collection in its stores across the UK as the demand for eco-friendly fashion grows.
A new study commissioned by Oxfam revealed that more than two tonnes of clothing is bought per minute in the UK. Oxfam's Second Hand September campaign urges consumers to refrain from buying new clothes for the month as study results r

Oxfam tackles fast-fashion in new campaign

A new study commissioned by Oxfam revealed that more than two tonnes of clothing is bought per minute in the UK.
War on Plastic: M&S opts for glitter-free Christmas cards & wrap

M&S opts for glitter-free Christmas cards & wrap

Marks & Spencer has said it has removed glitter from its entire Christmas celebration range this year.
Primark sustainability recycling flagship

Primark to train 160,000 cotton farmers in latest sustainability move

Primark has said it will train 160,000 cotton farmers in China, India and Pakistan to teach them environmentally-friendly farming
Inditex Zara Fashion Pact sustainability

Inditex signs up to new sustainability initiative

Inditex has signed up to the "Fashion Pact" initiative, created to “champion environmental sustainability” in fashion.

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