Asda unveils new fleet insulated with 5,500 recycled plastic water bottles

The new technology has made vehicles 300 kilograms lighter than the standard model

Asda partners with Plug Power for hydrogen fuel cell tech

The technology is expected to help the supermarket reduce its carbon footprint in Skelmersdale by 80%

Plastic bag sales in England plunge 95% since 5p charge

Latest figures reveal Asda, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative Group, Tesco and Waitrose sold 322m less bags last year

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Asda to halve scope 1 & 2 emissions by 2025

The supermarket pledges to work closely with suppliers to reduce its carbon footprint, which it suggests is one of the ‘greatest opportunities’ to find efficiencies

Asda’s fishing fleets equipped to tackle plastic pollution with new bags

The bags will be distributed to all of Asda’s fleets, including those in Scotland, Alaska and Norway, which fish for Mackerel, Pollock, wild Salmon, Tuna, Haddock and Cod

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