Tesco cuts plastic wrapping by moving multibuy deals to individual tins

The move, which the supermarket claims is the first of its kind from a UK retailer, is expected to eliminate 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment

Aldi pledges to remove plastic applicators from tampons

The supermarket intends to replace them with cardboard alternatives from the end of January 2020

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

Tesco unveils plans for solar and wind farms

A total of five onshore wind farms and one solar farm will be developed, in addition to solar panels fitted to 187 Tesco stores in the UK

Lidl to plug in EV charging points at 300 stores

It includes a total investment of more than £25m

Morrisons to roll out network of 100 EV charging points

A 20-30 minute charge will give drivers up to 100 miles of travel range

Aldi sees oppor-tuna-ty in canning plastic packaging

The supermarket will sell four packs of Tuna Chunks in Brine with a cardboard sleeve instead

Walmart sues Tesla over alleged solar panels that caused fires

The lawsuit alleges Tesla did not ground its systems properly and the solar panels installed at Walmart sites were defective

Lidl launches reusable fruit and veg bags in ‘UK first’

The grocer expects the move will help significantly reduce the amount of plastic used by its customers