sustainability & environment

Yearsley Logistics plans £15m extension

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Yearsley Logistics has submitted plans for £15m of new storage and distribution facilities and a solar farm at Belle Eau P…

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Sainsbury's in supermarket first selling hydrogen fuel

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s is set to become the first supermarket to sell hydrogen on its forecourts for the new generation of environmen…

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Greenpeace attacks John West tie-up with WWF

31 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

A tie-up between John West and conservation charity WWF has been dismissed by Greenpeace as “green spin”.

Sainsbury's petrol station

Sainsbury’s to install hydrogen car fuelling station in Hendon

28 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s is poised to become the first supermarket to dispense hydrogen for a new generation of environmentally friendly vehicles.

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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.

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

26 Jul 2014

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

Tackle wider waste issue

24 Mar 2014

While it was heartening to read your story on consumers’ greater awareness of food waste, pre-consumer waste also needs consideration.

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