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Sainsburys Store LED lighting

Sainsbury's reveals plan to switch all sites to LED lighting

27 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Under the supermarket’s Sustainability Plan, greenhouse gas emissions will be cut by more than 3.4% annually

Tesco coffee fairtrade

Tesco to axe Fairtrade for own label coffee Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Move is yet another blow to the Fairtrade Foundation following a similar decision by Sainsbury’s earlier this month

honey bees

Bidfood launches bee-friendly campaign across all sites

19 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The wholesaler’s pollination campaign will create bee-friendly gardens, donate sugar and sponsor hives

fox web

Sainsbury's faces public backlash over fox killing

16 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

More than 46,000 people signed a petition to boycott Sainsbury’s after a customer witnessed the shooting of a fox

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Ian Firth

Pride yourself on green credentials? Check your supply chain

14 Jun 2017 | By Ian Firth

Not all products that are farmed or made in an environmentally sensitive manner can boast equally sustainable credentials

Anna Rosier

The organic revolution forges ahead

01 Jun 2017 | By Anna Rosier

2017 marks 25 years of Organix, it’s Duchy Organics’ 25th birthday, and the 70th anniversary of the Soil Association


What do you think about Sainsbury's bidding for Nisa?

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PET plastic bottles

Shame!... For whom? says SodaStream

12 May 2017

Sir, Plastic bottle pollution is killing our planet. That’s a fact

joanna blythman plant based

Sustainability tops agenda for plant-based

27 Apr 2017

Sir, We would like to correct some inaccuracies in Joanna Blythman’s Second Opinion column

coffee cup one use

Coffee cup waste needs bring your own revolution

20 Apr 2017

Sir, If customers were to bring their own cups, then there would be no need to recycle

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