Iceland ditches plastic packaging for bananas

They will be packaged in a paper band which is 100% recyclable and made from recycled paper

Swiss firm raises $30.8m to suck carbon from air

Climeworks has set a goal to capture 1% of global carbon emissions by 2025 through its technology

Iceland’s new hydrogen plant could supply cars and buses across the nation

Orka Náttúrunnar Power says its new facility will enter operation by the end of August

Iceland to get UK out of sticky spot with new chewing gum

It is the first supermarket in the country to start selling biodegradable, plastic-free gum

Iceland trials 10p paper bags in war against plastic

It aims to find out if customers are willing to ditch plastic carrier bags and pay 10p for an alternative

Iceland first UK supermarket to trial deposit return scheme

It has installed a reverse vending machine at its store in Fulham, London

New label to help UK shoppers choose plastic-free products

Iceland is among the first supermarkets to start using the label

Iceland’s bitcoin mines ‘could pinch all the power’

  Iceland could use more electricity on bitcoin mining than on supplying the entire country’s homes in 2018. The Associated Press has reported Johann Snorri Sigurbergsson, Director of Business Development at energy firm HS Orka, said if all the mining firms wanting to get involved actually manage to do so, there won’t be enough energy […]

Iceland puts the freeze on plastic packaging

  Iceland has committed to eliminating plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023. The frozen food retailer says it will create a range of paper and pulp packaging and trays, along with fully recyclable paper bags to help start the phase-out of the polluting material. British supermarkets currently […]

Iceland and Co-op back plastic bottle deposit scheme

  Iceland and Co-op have become the first two supermarkets to support a UK-wide bottle deposit return scheme (DRS) to tackle plastic pollution. The retailers said they would back a mandatory DRS following the Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s consultation on the possibility of introducing it to boost recycling rates. A DSR would mean consumers get […]