Morrisons trials plastic bottles deposit return scheme

It is offering 10p for each bottle returned to spend in store

Morrisons introduces paper bags to fight plastic pollution

It expects to roll them out in all 493 stores by the end of the summer

Morrisons bins single-use plastic bags

Morrisons is the latest supermarket to announce it will scrap single-use carrier bags. In a move to slash the amount of plastic waste it generates, the retailer will start phasing out the plastic bags from the beginning of March. It will mean customers will have to bring their own bags or pay 10p for a […]

What’s the pig idea for Morrisons supplier? Solar

A Lincolnshire farming company that produces 14,000 pigs a year for Morrisons supermarket has plumped for solar power to keep its piggies warm. Patrick Dean Ltd wanted to lower the energy costs of its 570 sow unit. Two new solar PV systems on the rooftop and a third on the ground should generate 170,000kWh and […]

A green twist as Morrisons unveils wine screw cap

Morrisons is rolling out a new environmentally friendly wine screw cap that it claims will reduce its carbon footprint. The UK retailer is trialling the ‘Green Leaf’ (GL) cap, manufactured by Italian firm Enoplastic, on 75cl bottles of its own brand Soave wine. The new seal uses the same technology and materials as a standard […]

UK businesses gear up for new EV scheme

A new initiative is set to show companies how introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in their businesses can help them save money. The Energy Saving Trust’s ‘Plugged-in Fleets’ scheme, funded by Transport for London (TfL) and the Department for Transport (DfT), selected 20 British companies who will be shown how EVs could benefit their organisations. Caroline […]

Supermarkets start new petrol price war

A pair of UK supermarkets started a petrol price war yesterday when they announced they will cut the cost of their fuel. Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, two of the UK’s four largest supermarkets, reportedly said they would cut prices by up to 2p per litre. It is the latest in a round of price drops from […]

Formula One science helps Morrisons trucks save fuel

Engineers are using a technique from Formula One racing cars to help Morrisons trucks save fuel. Experts at Sheffield Hallam University claim they helped a Barnsley-based tanker manufacturer potentially reduce the major supermarket’s fuel use by up to 10%. The team at Hallam Energy used drag analysis to examine the aerodynamic performance of the tanker […]