Plant-based coating promises to keep avocados out of the bin

Apeel’s innovative technology to reduce food waste is being launched in Europe for the first time

Eco-packaging firm PALLITE plants 2,000 trees

It provided the trees to conservation charity Trees for Life, which is working to save Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and the wildlife that lives in it

Australian startup RETURNR launches deposit scheme for clean takeaway containers

The sustainable scheme replaces single-use takeaway containers with reusable plates and bowls

Boots cuts 149 tonnes of plastic from gift range ahead of festive season

The pharmaceutical retailer has also committed to reduce the plastic packaging used in its online deliveries by 76%

Morrisons ditches hard-to-recycle black plastic from its products

The move accounts for almost 4,000 tonnes of plastic being made more easily recyclable

Aldi looks to net avoidable plastic waste with new reusable bags

The trial will launch across more than 250 stores in Scotland, the North of England and the Midlands from the end of November

John Lewis pilots sustainability initiatives at Oxford store

It aims to encourage ‘reduce, reuse and return’ among its customers and will test eight ways in which the retailer and its customers can reduce their impact on the planet

P&G to double recycled content of cleaning product plastic packaging

The brand said the step to reduce the environmental impact of its cleaning products will begin in 2020

Probably the world’s first paper beer bottle?

Carlsberg has revealed two prototypes for innovative paper beer bottles to help reduce the amount of waste it generates

P&G joins labelling scheme to bin confusing recycling instructions

The consumer goods giant has signed up to the On-Pack Recycling Label scheme, through which it will provide clear and concise guidance on how better to dispose of waste