Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Asics I:CO

Asics joins I:CO to reduce CO2 emissions by 55%

Asics has announced its partnership with I:CO, an innovator in sustainable clothing and shoes, to recycle and reuse its products.
Police were called to Scottish IKEA after thousands were reported to descend upon the store for a huge game of hide and seek.

Ikea officially opens new Greenwich store

Ikea's first full-sized big-box format store in London in 14 years has finally opened.

Farfetch joins list of retailers banning fur from collections

Online fashion retailer Farfetch has become the latest retailer to ban the sale of fur from its list of brands.
Many retailers have been accused of “greenwashing”, when a company spends more on marketing themselves as environmentally friendly than minimising their environmental impact.

Amazon, Sports Direct & TK Maxx accused of “shocking” lack of sustainability action

The Environmental Audit Committee has slammed major retailers for “failing to take action to reduce their environmental impact.
M&S plastic

M&S’s new take-back scheme recycles plastic into playground equipment

Marks & Spencer customers can now bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging that is then recycled into playground equipment.
Morrisons Waitrose

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 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.

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