A group of retailers, producers and trade bodies plan to run the Deposit Return Scheme in Scotland.
With food waste at epic proportions in the UK, it’s time for businesses to take a bolder and more efficient approach to waste, urges Too Good To Go
Absolut has launched its most sustainable glass bottle yet.
Forward-thinking retailer Siva Theivanayagam gives us a tour of his new store Nisa Stamford Northfields in Peterborough which focuses on food to go.
The group will be cutting plastic in some of its most popular confectionery brands.
Ethical retailer HISBE is just about to open its second store. Co-founder Ruth Anslow gives an update on the progress as well as the long-term impact of Covid-19.
Costcutter Supermarkets Group has revealed details of its new partnership with food waste app, Too Good To Go
Thirteen per cent of food waste happens at distribution and retail level. In the UK, 1,000 grocery stores are already leading the way in the fight against food waste with Too Good To Go
Forecourts are on the cusp of change but is everyone ready for it?Suresite’s Eva Jones discusses the future of the sector.
Sustainable production comes under the spotlight as we examine some recent initiatives by FMCG brands to improve their green credentials.
The government’s green plan will see a shift away from new petrol or diesel vehicles, what impact will this have on forecourt retailers?
Amit Patel of Premier in Sandiacre, Derbyshire stands to save £345 per year thanks to a new sustainability project by Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I.
Mondelēz International has reduced plastic across Cadbury, Bournville and Toblerone selection boxes in a bid to become more sustainable.
The 500ml bottles are 100% recyclable and made from 100% recycled plastic.
With studies showing that consumers will pay more for sustainable products, the beer industry is making strides to reduce its carbon footprint
Ponsonby spoke live at The Convenience Conference on 6 October
Sustainability in the convenience sector will be under scrutiny at The Convenience Conference.
The government’s decision to extend the plastic carrier bag charge to all retailers has been welcomed by the convenience retail industry.
Ehrmanns Wines has launched its Beefsteak Club Mendoza Malbec wine in 250ml cans.
A new consumer poll has shown that British consumers support a deposit return scheme that covers all types of drinks containers, but with a variable level of deposit according to pack size.
The government has confirmed that the proposed ban on the sale or supply of plastic drinking straws, stirrers and cotton buds has been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Retail trade organisations ACS, NFRN and SGF have welcomed the Scottish government’s decision to amend the regulations for the country’s forthcoming deposit return scheme for food and drink packaging to include a new exemption for return points.
The Scottish Parliament has voted to go ahead with its plan to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for food and drink packaging in two years’ time.
The Heart of England Co-operative Society has agreed a new distribution agreement with LocoSoco, the social enterprise which offers a wide range of refillable household products, including sanitisers, at value price points.
Scotland has delayed the implementation of its Deposit Return Scheme until July 2022 due to fears over the impact of the coronavirus.
The introduction of food waste app Gander in Northern Ireland has resulted in a 45% increase in sales of reduced-price food in the country, according to the app’s founders.
The Environment Bill, which first made an appearance in the Queen’s Speech, made its long-awaited return to Parliament at the start of this year and more recently had its Second Reading, writes James Lowman of ACS.
Lincolnshire Co-op is encouraging membership card-holders to “help the environment” by rewarding them with 25p every time they use a reusable cup to purchase their hot drinks.
Parliament heard concerns about the impact of a Deposit Return Scheme on small retailers in England and Wales during the second reading of the Environment Bill yesterday (26 February).
Could mobile phone technology hold the answer to cutting food waste? C-Store talks to retailers such as Hendersons who are seeing success from apps that help sell-through reduced lines