How’s that for green tea?

  Co-op is developing a fully biodegradable paper tea bag. The retailer says it is the first to have found a solution to the problem of plastic waste caused by the product. The industry generally uses polypropylene to enable teabags to hold their shape – cutting this out could save nine tonnes of plastic every […]

Tesco reads energy savings in tea leaves

As tipped by ELN last week, Tesco has officially announced its ‘Buying Club’ to help its suppliers save energy by with discount low carbon lighting. It follows a successful pilot scheme with four of its suppliers including tea maker Typhoo. Tesco claims the ‘guinea pig’ was able to save nearly 900 tonnes of carbon emissions […]