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Waitrose funds fellowship projects tackling plastic pollution

The fellowships will be hosted by a number of the 520 universities across the Commonwealth 

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Why won't Morrisons embrace eco-friendly feminine hygiene?

The future of feminine hygiene is increasingly eco-friendly and retailers and suppliers alike need to step up

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Is paper packaging really better for the planet than plastic?

Retailers and brands are swapping out plastic for paper and cardboard in response to consumer demand – but is this the right move?

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Can plastic-free feminine hygiene products take off?

Three of the big four retailers have added eco-friendly products, so will they become mainstream?

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Princes to roll out 50% recycled shrink-wrap packaging

Princes would help reduce the amount of plastic sent to landfill across the country by up to 1,000 tonnes, it said.

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Müller's Milk & More expands fleet of electric floats to 500

The doorstep delivery service will become the UK’s largest operator of electric vehicles from next month, it claimed

Aldi trials regional food donation scheme with Neighbourly

Aldi rolls out direct surplus food donations to entire estate

The initiative bypasses the need for the surplus food to return to an Aldi depot before being redistributed

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Food is a public good: let's rethink how we preserve and protect it

A strong food system defines national security, says Michael Bell, executive director of the Northern Ireland Food & Drink Association

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Diageo ditches all plastic from its beer packaging

Cardboard packs roll out in Ireland from August 2019 and other markets from 2020

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Sainsbury's kicks off online deliveries with new electric van

The zero-emission electric van is delivering groceries across central and east London

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Starbucks funds Hubbub paper cup recycling initiative

The Cup Fund will see the grants used to establish at least 10 large-scale cup recycling programmes 

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