Scotland proposes to ban destruction of unsold goods to drive down waste

Proposals for a ban will be put forward in a consultation on a new Circular Economy Bill to be published in May

Thames Water to change smart metering policy after Ofwat investigation

The water firm has committed to change smart metering policy for business retail customers

UK retailers cut £7.1bn of contracts that weren’t sustainable

In the last year, retailers heavily cracked down on cleaning up their supply chains

Is this the end of expiry dates? Sniff tests could tackle food waste!

Morrisons has decided to scrap ‘use by’ dates on milk products to save thousands of tonnes of household milk thrown away every year

PayPoint agrees to pay £12.5m after Ofgem’s investigation

The payments provider committed to removing exclusivity clauses from its contracts with energy suppliers

Ofwat proposes increasing price cap due to higher bad debt

The water regulator is consulting on the most appropriate ways to share the costs and is seeking views and evidence until 6th April 2021

Energy costs ‘among retailers’ top concerns for 2020′

That’s the suggestion from E.ON, which says despite this, many firms are overlooking opportunities to cut their bills

England’s water companies ‘must improve poor performance’

The Consumer Council for Water has criticised Water Plus, Clear Water Business and Everflow for attracting high numbers of customer complaints

Retailers offered cash for water efficient business customers

Thames Water will provide a one-off payment of 5p per litre per day of water saved for each of their customers

Is your business participating in the energy efficiency tax consultation?

Around 39% of retailers don’t intend to participate in the government’s next energy efficiency tax landscape consultation. That’s according to a survey by npower Business Solutions which questioned 100 retailers on the government’s plans to abolish the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme while increasing the Climate Change Levy. The initial consultation, launched last September, is part […]