Marks & Spencer
Marks & Spencer says it’s a wrap for plastic packaging

The grocer is trialling a plastic-free fruit and vegetable scheme at its store in Tolworth

M&S launches new ‘eco bag’ to reduce plastic waste

It aims to encourage UK shoppers to avoid using single-use plastic bags while helping reduce poverty in Haiti and the Philippines

M&S to swap plastic cutlery for wood alternatives

The grocery giant currently gives away 75 million plastic forks, spoons, and knives every year

M&S, Sainsbury’s and Tesco team up to tackle black plastics

They will work with waste firm Viridor, which has developed a method of reusing the hard-to-recycle material

M&S trials refrigeration unit to freeze emissions

The technology is estimated to reduce carbon emissions by up to 95%

M&S saves plastic with efficient food packaging

M&S has slashed the amount of plastic used in its new range of food packaging. In a move to cut unnecessary waste, the multinational retailer has put more than 140 of its most popular products into smaller bags made of thinner, tougher polymers. By reducing the size of the air pocket in snacks such as […]

Renault and Powervault repurpose EV batteries for domestic storage

Renault and Powervault are partnering to reuse electric vehicle (EV) batteries in domestic energy storage units. The collaboration is expected to reduce the cost of a Powervault smart battery unit by 30%, helping bring home energy storage closer to the tipping point of mass-market commercialisation by offering the best return on investment for customers. The trial will […]

This is not just sustainability, this is M&S sustainability

M&S has launched its new sustainability plan. The multinational grocer’s ‘Plan A 2025’ provides an update to the green framework set by the company a decade ago. It sets out the retailer’s ecological and ethical ambitions – M&S aims to support 1,000 communities, help 10 million people live happier, healthier lives and become a 100% zero-waste business. The steps involved in this process […]

M&S gives a spark to community energy projects

M&S Energy has unveiled the winners of its £350,000 Community Energy Fund. The scheme saw nearly 80,000 people vote for their favourite project to win funding so they could install renewable technology or energy efficiency measures in community spaces. A total of 26 projects ranging from schools, sports clubs and a pub have been awarded […]

M&S invites customers to invest in solar

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has launched a green energy initiative. Members of M&S Society are invited to invest between £100 and £100,000 to install solar arrays in up to nine stores across the country. M&S will buy the energy generated from the solar panels to power its stores. It offers members a return on their investment at an interest rate of […]