Saturday, December 4, 2021
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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.
M&S shopping bag

BRC: Retailers need investment to build recycling capacity

The British Retail Consortium has responded to the government's long-awaited Waste and Resources Strategy, which will include measures to make businesses legally and financially...
Waitrose glitter

Waitrose to ban plastic glitter in Christmas products

Waitrose has pledged to ban plastic glitter found in its Christmas products by 2020.

Feature Resource

E-commerce payments after the pandemic

Ecommerce sales saw the equivalent of five years of growth in just 12 months last year. As retailers race to create seamless online shopping experiences, where...