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Aldi gives Easter eggs square bottoms

The supermarket is giving some of its Easter eggs a square-shaped bottom so they no longer need to be supported with inner plastic packaging, eliminating the need for plastic entirely.

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Sainsbury’s collecting hard-to-recycle plastics

Trials rolled out at 63 Sainsbury’s stores to collect polypropylene (PP) plastics, typically used in salad bags, frozen food bags, biscuits and cake wrappers.

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Sustainable pancake day from Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s has reduced plastic in packaging of its pancake mix by 86% for Shrove Tuesday.

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WHSmith new web hub for eco products

New home page on WHSmith website will share all things eco-related, from its improvements in packaging options to products and the company’s journey to creating a more sustainable, better business.

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Amazon’s new HQ infuses nature into design

The second headquarters for Amazon in Arlington, Virginia will prioritise areas for collaboration, natural light, and a constant interaction with nature.

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Baby Birds embraces eco initiative Ecologi

Nursery retailer Baby Birds has marked its 28th year in business by signing up to Ecologi, the climate change initiative which allows individuals and businesses to offset their carbon emissions.

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Bring it back to Lush

Beauty retailer Lush has launched a Bring it Back recycling scheme to encourage shoppers to bring back used containers into stores to receive 50p deposit per container to spend instore.

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Sainsbury’s announces ambitious green targets

Retailer announces plans to significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with approved science-based targets in its operations and across the supply chain.

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Waitrose on top for plastic reduction

Waitrose has reduced its total use of plastics by 6.1% from 2017, ranking it first in new report into supermarket single-use plastics from Greenpeace and the EIA (Environmental Investigation Agency).

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Ikea’s parent company buys forest

The Ingka Group has purchased 11,000 acres of forest in Georgia, US which it will restore to pine forest, protect wildlife and allow access to the public.

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