sustainability & environment

Solar roof panels

Solar energy saves Oakland International £30k a year

13 Apr 2014 | By Sara Spary

Oakland International is set to cash in on annual savings of £30,000 after switching to solar energy…

Asda lighting

Walmart claims 40% energy savings thanks to LED lighting

12 Apr 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Walmart has claimed that a rollout of new ceiling lighting fixtures will reduce energy consumption by up to 40% per store…

Farming tractor

The UK needs more plants and fewer animals Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Tim Lang

The IPCC climate change report last week said agricultural productivity was likely to reverse…

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Asda aims to slash emissions with greener trucks

11 Apr 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Asda has claimed it is on target to reduce emissions from transport operations by 60% over the next 12 months after upgrading its fleet with new eco-friendly refrigeration units.

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Forget bogofs! Food waste is a scandal of poverty and hunger

12 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The future of bogof offers gets more coverage than helping people who are struggling on the edge of starvation…

Hugh's big fish fight

Hugh's Fish Fight is a well-intentioned distraction Subscription

22 Mar 2014 | By Susan Jackson

Hugh’s Fish Fight has generated a lot of public interest in tuna sustainability…

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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.

Pound shop feature

Online pound shops will have to piggyback

22 Mar 2014

The domain name that I own, poundshop.co.uk, was the first-ever transactional online pound shop…

Food industry is a pioneer in sustainability Subscription

10 Feb 2014

The food industry is clearly a very early adopter of sustainable business thinking and practice…

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