sustainability & environment

Nestle anaerobic digester Fawdon

Nestlé hits zero waste target at Fawdon site Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Andrew Don

New anaerobic digester converts four tonnes of solid waste and 200,000 litres of liquid into renewable energy and clean water every day

Krill oil pills

Sainsbury's denies harming Antarctic by selling krill pills Subscription

21 May 2015 | By Kevin White

Campaign group Sum of Us claims Sainsbury’s is “supporting the plunder of the Antarctic” by stocking krill oil pills

Food waste

Tesco food waste figures reveal slight drop, 55,400 tonnes wasted

21 May 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco said bakery goods made up the biggest area of waste, accounting for 36% of the total, with fresh produce 25% and convenience 9%


Unilever claims 20% carbon footprint reduction since 2008, aims for 40% renewables

18 May 2015 | By Benedict Cooper

The global giant revealed the figures to mark the start of Climate Week Paris

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Red meat is finally catching a break from the green lobby Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Long castigated by campaigners as ‘bad for you and bad for the planet’, red meat is finally catching a break…

oil pump

Oil price slump savings: will they be passed on to shoppers? Subscription

11 Jan 2015

As price crashes go, the recent oil price collapse takes some beating. Down by more than 50% in price…


How will Booker's acquisition of Budgens and Londis affect the convenience sector?

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Palm oil collaboration

06 Feb 2015

Your recent article on ‘The palm oil predicament’

Waitrose 12

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…

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