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Asda to sell George clothing made from recycled plastic

The retailer’s George chain today announced the move to improve the “ethical and environmental” impact of its products

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Trystan Farnworth made sustainability director at Britvic

Farnworth was previously commercial director for convenience & impulse

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Tesco kicks off fruit & veg packaging reduction trial

The supermarket has removed an “extensive” amount of packaging from products at its Watford and Swindon Extra stores, in a move it plans to roll out across the UK if successful

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Midcounties Co-op launches plastic reduction campaign

The 1Change campaign is promoted on signage throughout the aisles of 40 of the society’s food stores

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Morrisons signs up to Arla 360 dairy farm assurance standard

The move means about 200 UK-based Arla dairy farmers will now need to meet six separate criteria

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John Lewis Partnership pledges to reduce emissions to zero

Pledge covers Waitrose and John Lewis stores, distribution centres, head offices and all other sites

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Oatly unveils anti-dairy campaign for London Coffee Festival

The ads are concentrated around Shoreditch, London

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Aldi commits to stop selling non-biodegradable glitter

The discounter will remove the glitter from its Halloween and Christmas ranges this year and from all products before 2021

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Progress on ghost gear but more seafood companies need to improve, warns study

Thai Union was singled out for praise in World Animal Protection’s second study into ghost gear, but others needed to engage on the issue

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Aldi to sell cabbages and cauliflowers without plastic

The move will save half a tonne of plastic over six weeks

Lidl’s announcement follows rival discounter Aldi’s pledg to scrapping 5p bags

Plastic campaigners call for higher 'bag for life' charges

Last week Lidl announced a trial under which it will stop selling the 9p bags in 54 stores in Wales from 1 May

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