sustainability & environment

Fish caught in net

Iglo Group to roll out MSC logo on all wild fish lines

17 Dec 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group has pledged to roll out the Marine Stewardship Council blue ecolabel on all its wild fish products across Europe.

Co-op shoreditch

Co-op and M&S named most ethical supermarkets

13 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

The UK supermarket sector has much work to do to improve its overall ethical and environmental performance, Ethical Consumer’s latest product guide to supermarkets has claimed.

FareShare Sainsbury's

FareShare defends supermarkets on waste in wake of shock report

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

A leading charity in the battle against food poverty this week defended retailers after a report by MPs…


Tesco and Febreze team up to recycle bottle caps and triggers

10 Dec 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Tesco and Procter & Gamble brand Febreze are working together as part of a trial to help consumers in the South West of England recycle more plastic.

more environmental news

Field of crops

Pesticides are not counterintuitive to sustainable food production

24 Oct 2014 | By Caroline Drummond

It is vital that we look at the whole picture when it comes to sustainable food, says Caroline Drummond of LEAF.

cash crops

Stealthy spread of SMOs should concern consumer goods industry Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

The war between citizens and Big Food Inc is an asymmetrical affair yet, as with David and Goliath…


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Shining the light on a key issue for the environment

29 Nov 2014

I was really interested to see your ‘Switch the Lights’ Campaign…

Plastic carrier bags

Plastic bar war must be kept up says Midcounties Co-op

26 Jul 2014

We have reduced our carrier bag usage by 2.1 million carrier bags across our food stores so far this year…

Owen paterson

Owen Paterson's green blobs: some would shrink UK farming

26 Jul 2014

We suspect some environmental NGOs would like to shrink British farming…

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