Asda proves it’s got the bottle to build plastic-based car park

The trial project at its store in Wakefield aims to explore how the carbon footprint of laying asphalt can be reduced while saving rubbish from landfill

Supermarkets report 90% decline in plastic bag sales after 5p charge

The average person in England now buys only 10 bags a year compared with 140 bags in 2014 before the charge was introduced

George at Asda to use recycled plastic bottles to make clothes

It has also peldged to use only recyclable materials in its packaging by 2025

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Asda removes 6,500 tonnes of plastic from own-brand packaging

The supermarket chain claims it has reduced the amount of plastic used to sell almost 1,000 products

Asda takes the racing line with Formula-1 cooling technology

The supermarket is to introduce energy efficient aerofoils to fridges in 187 of its stores

Asda joins movement to stop microfibre pollution from clothing

The supermarket is the first to join the European Outdoor Group’s Microfibre Consortium

Asda’s new pledges to fight plastic waste

Asda has become the latest supermarket to join the fight against plastic waste. It has pledged to “use less and recycle more”, aiming to reduce the amount of plastic in its packaging by 10% this year and work with suppliers and experts to find new ways to replace it and introduce more recyclable solutions. It […]

Asda and Co-op team up on sustainability data

Asda and Co-op have launched a joint initiative to enable suppliers to submit aggregated data on energy, water and waste to both retailers. They are working with 2degrees to collect the sustainability data to drive supply chain efficiencies through working collaboratively. Suppliers who serve both retailers can submit their data once, which is expected to […]

Asda owner to install 400 new solar plants

US supermarket giant Walmart has announced plans to install up to 400 new solar power plants at its facilities in the next four years. The store, which has more than 10,000 stores around the world under different brands – including Asda in the UK – has set a goal to produce or buy seven billion […]

ASDA price – supermarket pens energy data deal

Supermarket ASDA signed a five-year deal to use energy managing software at more than 660 sites today. The renewed contract with smart firm Elster EnergyICT covers at least 10,000 meters across the UK. Louise Hall, ASDA’s Energy Manager said the energy monitoring system, called EnactoTM 9.3, helped deliver “tangible energy and cost savings”. It is a cloud-hosted platform which […]