Pod Point gets financial boost from Triodos Bank for EV charging infrastructure

Triodos Bank UK joins hands with Tesco and Volkswagen to roll out charging points at supermarkets in a bid to reduce carbon footprint

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

Tesco commits £10m to tackle soy-related deforestation

The supermarket will provide financial incentives to encourage farmers in Brazil’s Cerrado forest to produce soy only on existing agricultural land

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

Tesco partners with Green Investment Group for UK solar power

The project is part of Tesco’s efforts to generate 10% of its electricity needs onsite by 2030

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’