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unilever packaging recycling

Unilever announces major plastic packaging recycling plans Subscription

16 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The announcement comes on top of Unilever’s commitment to slash the weight of packaging this decade by one third by 2020

Organic products in a Danish Super Brugsen store

Organic Trade Board wins £9m in EU funding to grow sector Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Money will help fund three-year campaign to boost sales, increase jobs and grow awareness of organic products

Sainsbury's food waste

Food waste update reveals £13bn of edible food thrown away

10 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Courtauld Commitment 3 report reveals £13bn of edible food needlessly thrown away from homes in 2015

abp meat packing

ABP Food Group joins European consortium on sustainability Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Group will aim to improve sustainability in food production over the next seven years waste

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Food waste

An inward approach won't deliver progress on food waste

13 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

For some, the voluntary pledge to cut food waste lacks teeth or ambition and misses out vast swathes of industry

Palm Oil

Joanna Blythman on palm oil: the industry responds

16 Dec 2016

Joanna Blythman says palm oil is “dirty” - but the industry argues boycotts are not the answer


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Amazon Go

Amazon will place its own labels at centre of strategy Subscription

16 Dec 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Sir, Amazon Go represents another example of it removing friction from the shopping process and continuously innovating

co-op basket

Co-op's record on waste Subscription

01 Dec 2016

Our long-term ambition is for all packaging to be recycled where it can be, and we are making a bold start


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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