Wednesday, January 26, 2022
UK Plastics Pact members have reduced problematic single-use plastic items by 46% and cut the amount of packaging on supermarket shelves by 10% in 2018-20

UK supermarkets cut plastic packaging by 10%

UK Plastics Pact members have reduced problematic single-use plastic items by 46% and cut the amount of packaging on supermarket shelves by 10% in 2018-20.
UK retailers and landlords have joined forces in a bid to make property greener as the country seeks to reduce carbon emissions

UK retailers and landlords announce greener properties push

Retailers and property owners have come together to develop an agreement to reduce the carbon emissions associated with retail properties.
M&S

M&S to buy more high-end garments from Bangladesh

M&S has revealed plans to purchase more high-end garments from Bangladesh as it commits to diversifying its products.
Aldi trials first deposit return scheme at Bathgate store, West Lothian, Scotland

Aldi trials first deposit return scheme in Scotland

Aldi is trialling its first deposit return scheme at its Bathgate store in West Lothian, Scotland
Iceland

Iceland to collect old plastic bags from The Food Warehouse customers

Iceland has launched a new plastic bag collection service for its Food Warehouse customers as part of its home deliveries.
Ikea has revealed it will phase out plastic from consumer packaging by 2028 as it moves towards only using renewable or recycled materials

Ikea to eliminate plastic from consumer packaging by 2028

Ikea has revealed it will phase out plastic from consumer packaging by 2028 as it moves towards only using renewable or recycled materials.
Nisa

Nisa to cut food waste with new campaign

Nisa has announced it will recruit hundreds more of its retailers to a campaign in an effort to reduce food waste.
The John Lewis Partnership has created a £1m fund inviting academics, charities and start-ups to pitch sustainable ideas

John Lewis launches £1m sustainable innovation fund to tackle ‘throwaway’ culture

The John Lewis Partnership has created a £1m fund inviting academics, charities and start-ups to pitch sustainable ideas.
Tesco is launching a refillable line of cleaning products that could save up to 60 million pieces of plastic a year.

Tesco to offer refillable cleaning sprays in bid to reduce plastic packaging

Tesco is launching a refillable line of cleaning products that could save up to 60 million pieces of plastic a year.
Primark Cares sustainability

Primark sustainability strategy will not “put prices up”

Chief executive Paul Marchant reveals focus on making sustainable clothing affordable to all and confirms no plans for an ecommerce platform.

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The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...