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

Iceland to get UK out of sticky spot with new chewing gum

It is the first supermarket in the country to start selling biodegradable, plastic-free gum

Asda joins movement to stop microfibre pollution from clothing

The supermarket is the first to join the European Outdoor Group’s Microfibre Consortium

Iceland first UK supermarket to trial deposit return scheme

It has installed a reverse vending machine at its store in Fulham, London

Every little helps (to reduce food waste)!

Tesco will stop providing best before dates to prevent “perfectly edible food from being thrown away”

Tesco sticks 13% carbon savings in its basket

The supermarket giant is working towards becoming a zero-carbon business by 2050

Aldi swims to the top of sustainable supermarket seafood

A new report suggests its seafood range is greener than that of other supermarkets such as M&S, Morrisons and Iceland

Dutch supermarket opens ‘world’s first’ plastic-free aisle

A supermarket in the Netherlands has unveiled what is claimed to be the world’s first plastic-free aisle. Ekoplaza’s new pilot store in Amsterdam, created in collaboration with British environmental campaign group A Plastic Planet, allows shoppers to choose from 700 everyday products free from plastic. Milk is sold in glass bottles, fruits and vegetables are […]

Asda’s new pledges to fight plastic waste

Asda has become the latest supermarket to join the fight against plastic waste. It has pledged to “use less and recycle more”, aiming to reduce the amount of plastic in its packaging by 10% this year and work with suppliers and experts to find new ways to replace it and introduce more recyclable solutions. It […]