Boots cuts 149 tonnes of plastic from gift range ahead of festive season

The pharmaceutical retailer has also committed to reduce the plastic packaging used in its online deliveries by 76%

Hellmann’s and Just Eat bring seaweed sauce sachets to takeaway sector

The firms are working together with Notpla to tackle plastic pollution in a new trial across London

Aldi looks to net avoidable plastic waste with new reusable bags

The trial will launch across more than 250 stores in Scotland, the North of England and the Midlands from the end of November

Food waste in tourism ‘is a bigger issue than previously thought’

New research suggests there are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated

Marston’s to phase out 500,000 plastic bottles from its hotels

The firm will remove single-use plastic water bottles and plastic cups from its Inns estate by the end of 2019

Zero Waste Christmas Market puts a wrap on unsustainable gifts

The event aims to cater to the 70% of Brits looking to ‘go green’ and reduce their environmental impact

P&G to double recycled content of cleaning product plastic packaging

The brand said the step to reduce the environmental impact of its cleaning products will begin in 2020

How do thousands of elastic bands end up on an uninhabited island?

The National Trust says it has solved the mystery of Mullion Island… and the answer is a disturbing one

New global record as green bonds issuance tops $200bn

Energy is said to dominate overall use of proceeds at 33%, followed by low carbon buildings at 29% and low carbon transport at 20%

John Lewis and Waitrose to stop selling Christmas crackers containing plastic

From next year, the small gifts contained in their crackers will be made of recyclable materials such as metal and paper games