sustainability & environment

Green goods in trolley

It could be worse: recycling in PR and the Creme Egg cock-up Subscription

26 Jan 2015 | By Titania Touché

You don’t hear greenwash mentioned much any more because, I think, everyone is at it…

Slash and burn rainforest

Mars pledges to stop deforestation, have a more ethical supply chain

22 Jan 2015 | By Andrew Don

Company will put policies in place to ensure foreign purchases do not result in deforestation, follows on from cocoa and fish supply chain pledge

Food waste rotting bananas

Food waste efforts aren't good enough, says report

22 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn, Megan Tatum

Manufacturer and retailer waste increased, despite target of a 3% reduction by the end of 2015

Food waste

Supermarkets not major source of food waste, claims report

19 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Grocery waste trending downwards, households throwing away half of all food

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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…

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.


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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…

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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