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Tesco set to slash carbon emissions with refrigerant switch Subscription

26 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer has already converted the first 60 stores to the new system

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Sainsbury's faces flak over its new Fairly Traded scheme Subscription

26 May 2017 | By Kevin White

Sainsbury’s has rejected criticism from Fairtrade over the supermarket’s new Fairly Traded sustainability standard


Shell shareholders reject annual carbon emission targets Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Nearly 94% voted against the plans that would have brought it in line with the Paris Climate Agreement

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Sainsbury's trials own sustainability scheme to replace Fairtrade Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

The scheme will be trialled on tea first, but Fairtrade has warned growers will be ‘disempowered’

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The right side of packaging history

26 May 2017 | By Nicola Marston

In May, Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin named and shamed some of the worst packaging offenders in terms of recyclability

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Tesco keeps up the eco pace with plan to axe 5p bags Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Reducing waste, be that plastic or energy, is saving Tesco and other big companies money and shoppers appear to be happy, but will they fork out 10p for a ‘bag ofr life’?


What do you make of Tesco removing single-use carrier bags from three stores?

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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

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Sustainability tops agenda for plant-based

27 Apr 2017

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

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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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