Tesco to ban brands that use excessive plastic packaging

The supermarket will remove all non-recyclable and hard to recycle materials from its own products

Tesco thinks ahead and switches to plastic-free glitter for its Xmas decorations

The supermarket is switching to a plastic-free glitter alternative to decorate its range of festive trees, plants and flowers this year

Supermarkets report 90% decline in plastic bag sales after 5p charge

The average person in England now buys only 10 bags a year compared with 140 bags in 2014 before the charge was introduced

Tesco turns its bread waste into new product ranges

The supermarket is using wasted baguettes and batons to make bread pudding and olive oil crostini

Supermarket freezer aisles ‘could provide a cool way to balance the grid’

A mocked-up supermarket has proven freezer aisles across the UK could be used as a giant ‘virtual battery’

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Tesco trials plastic-free fruit and veg

The supermarket says the pilot will see 45 of its products sold loose at two branches in Watford and Swindon

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Tesco unwraps sustainable chocolate in time for Easter

The supermarket giant is switching to 100% sustainable cocoa to make its own brand chocolate

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EV charging from Tesco and VW to make shopping sustainable

The two multinational firms have joined together to build a charging network at the supermarket’s car parks

Tesco and WWF ‘to halve environmental impact of shopping’

The organisations have agreed to team up to improve supermarket sustainability

OVO Energy poaches Tesco exec as retail CEO

The supplier serves more than 850,000 retail energy customers in the UK