Mattel launches new toy takeback programme

Mattel Playback is a new programme to recover and reuse materials from old Mattel toys for future products from the company.

TOYS
Sustainability in Licensing Conference coming up

The Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2021 (SILC21) will take place at The British Library, London as well as streamed online on Thursday June 24.

NETWORKING
Big Interview: Natural History Museum

Reducing the need for physical pre-production samples and instead looking to digital innovations is one way the Natural History Museum is becoming more sustainable.

NETWORKING
Oliver Bonas recycles clothing

British independent lifestyle store teams up with Re-Fashion, helping customers to recycle well-loved clothing and accessories for charity.

FASHION
Climate-neutral delivery of Big Macs with green hydrogen truck

In a world first, logistics company HAVI transported ingredients for Big Macs and other products to a McDonald’s restaurant in a zero-emission hydrogen truck in Switzerland.

FOOD
Walmart stores get deliveries in reusable containers

Suppliers of fresh fruit and veg to Walmart in the States will deliver their produce to Walmart locations using reusable plastic containers.

FOOD
IKEA to headline Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit

IKEA Group chairman Lars-Johan Jarnheimer will provide the opening keynote at the all-new Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit taking place from 9-11 June online.

EDUCATION
More meat-free choice at Iceland

More people than ever before have started switching to meat-substitutes, leading to Iceland’s meat-free expansion.

RETAIL
Third of consumers don’t know how to recycle appliances

Research shows that a third of the population are not sure how to recycle old appliances, with 18% storing old and broken items that they cannot recycle.

PLASTICS
Rolling the dice on climate change

New Kickstarter campaign empowers children to imagine a better world with environmental storytelling dice game.

EDUCATION