Thursday, January 20, 2022
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.
Morrisons

Morrisons ‘too good to waste’ box goes for just £1

Morrisons has launched a £1 fruit and vegetable box scheme that aims to cut back on food waste and give shoppers a budget way...

Feature Resource

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...