Petition to put the freeze on doorless fridges gathers 20k signatures

Fridges and freezers without doors are much less energy efficient than closed versions because cold air leaks into supermarket aisles

Aldi to trial plastic-free veg at its stores in England

It follows a ‘very positive reception’ during its trials in Scotland

Sainsbury’s delivers zero-emission van pilot

The electric vehicle will drop off up to 30 orders a day to customers who have shopped for groceries online

George at Asda to use recycled plastic bottles to make clothes

It has also peldged to use only recyclable materials in its packaging by 2025

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Asda removes 6,500 tonnes of plastic from own-brand packaging

The supermarket chain claims it has reduced the amount of plastic used to sell almost 1,000 products

Tesco and WWF ‘to halve environmental impact of shopping’

The organisations have agreed to team up to improve supermarket sustainability

Tesco bins best before dates in bid to banish food waste

The supermarket says around 69% of British customers believe scrapping best before dates is a good idea

Tesco CEO calls for industry to take food waste to the till

Many of its suppliers have committed to improving disclosure on waste data

Iceland ditches plastic packaging for bananas

They will be packaged in a paper band which is 100% recyclable and made from recycled paper

US supermarket giant Kroger to bin plastic bags by 2025

The company also aims to divert 90% of its waste from landfill by 2022