Saturday, January 16, 2021
Environmental Audit Committee

MPs to revisit 2018 inquiry into sustainability of fashion retail

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has proposed plans to follow up on its 2018 inquiry into sustainability of the fashion..
Homebase launches UK’s first "Green Aisle"

Homebase launches UK’s first “green aisle”

Homebase has launched of the UK's first "green aisle" to showcase a range of energy efficient and environmentally friendly items.
Aldi ditches single-use plastic bags for fruit & veg

Aldi ditches single-use plastic bags for fruit & veg

Aldi has revealed the next step in its war on plastic by scrapping single-use bags for loose fruit and veg.
Ikea to end sale of all non-rechargeable alkaline batteries globally by 2021

Ikea to end sale of all single-use alkaline batteries globally by 2021

This winter will be the last festive season shoppers can buy non-rechargeable batteries from Ikea.
M&S turns to soya-free dairy animal feed to tackle deforestation

M&S pledges soya-free dairy animal feed to tackle deforestation

M&S has announced a more sustainable feed scheme in its milk supply chain as part of its pledge to tackle deforestation.
Waitrose the first supermarket to sell unwrapped Christmas gift wrapping

Waitrose the first supermarket to sell unwrapped Christmas gift wrapping

Waitrose is set to be the first supermarket to sell rolls of Christmas gift wrap unpackaged this year, eliminating plastic.
Asos launches first circular fashion collection

Asos launches first circular fashion collection

Asos has launched its first circular fashion collection with a 29-piece range that adheres to eight principles on sustainability.
M&S Marks & Spencer Oxfam clothes recycling scheme Carmel McQuaid

M&S “shwopping” clothes recycling scheme to return to stores

Marks & Spencer will reportedly bring back its “shwopping” scheme in the UK this week, aimed at recycling clothes, six months..
Tesco & suppliers cut 200,000 tonnes of food waste from operations

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis calls for more action to tackle food waste

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has urged businesses and countries to do more to tackle food waste, which makes up 8% greenhouse gas
Clothing rental services covid-19 lockdown pandemic rent fast fashion

Clothing rental services – a viable option for UK consumers?

Which retailers have so far embraced the concept of clothing rental services, and is it a viable solution for fashion waste?

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How An Online B2B Marketplace Can Turn Your Post-Holiday Surplus And...

The acceleration of e-commerce in 2020 created a huge opportunity for consumers to facilitate their holiday purchases, but now we are in the midst...