sustainability & environment

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Carlsberg unveils prototype of Green Fibre Bottle Subscription

28 Sep 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The brewer’s fibre-based packaging was revealed at the Sustainable Brands 2016 conference

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Lidl UK to stop selling single plastic bags from next summer Subscription

28 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The discounter said it was committed to reducing unnecessary plastic waste

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Food companies urged to switch from meat to plant-based proteins Subscription

26 Sep 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The coalition has written to 16 food firms including Kraft Heinz, Nestlé, Unilever, Tesco, Walmart and General Mills

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Wessanen UK to back International Tree Foundation initiative

23 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

Funding for groups looking to deliver projects that restore local forest resources

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The more voices tackling food waste the better

23 Sep 2016 | By Adam Leyland

What do I think of the Evening Standard’s new food waste campaign?

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Nuts can help solve the world's protein problem Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Kate Gaskell

Nuts are under-appreciated as great sustainable sources of protein, says Liberation Foods’ Kate Gaskell


Is Waitrose on to a winner with its Top Rated customer review scheme?

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The Channel 4 Bake Off opportunity Subscription

16 Sep 2016

Sir, C4 will be looking to recoup its investment with sky-high costs for advertising and endorsements

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Waitrose shows cash is no longer king Subscription

11 Aug 2016

According to the latest reports from Payments UK, use of card outstripped cash for the first time in 2015


Will Aldi and Lidl stumble without the cosseting factor? Subscription

04 Aug 2016

Sir, Maybe Aldi and Lidl would do well to consider ‘nudges’ in the manner of Waterstones

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