Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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...

Tesco to become “leading electric vehicle energy provider” with 2400 charge points

Tesco is poised to install over 2400 electric car charging bays in its car parks at 600 stores across the UK by 2020.

Feature Resource

Webinar: How to turn casual browsers into active buyers

‘Content is King,’ so they say. Yet it remains one of the most underestimated and forgotten parameters in the customer journey. Studies demonstrate that...