Open for business: Morrisons and Yes Recycling open Fife site
Morrisons and Yes Recycling open soft plastic recycling facility in Fife, which promises to turn waste packaging into reusable material.
Textile recycling tech: PVH Corp joins On, Patagonia, and Puma in Carbios consortium
PVH Corp becomes latest member of textile recycling tech consortium founded by Carbios, On, Patagonia, Puma, and Salomon.
‘Save money, reduce waste’: Halfords wheels out second-hand bikes for kids online
Halfords adds to its pre-loved bikes offering for adults, by introducing range of second-hand bikes for kids.
Expansion: River Island to put Reskinned take-back scheme in all UK stores
The Reskinned take-back scheme rolls out to all UK River Island stores and online, after a successful initial deployment in selected shops.
EV100: Electric vehicles in business fleets up 93% in a year
Climate Group’s EV100 initiative says its members increased the number of electric vehicles in business fleets by 93% in the last year.
Energy efficiency: L’Oréal forms roadmap to help salons reduce carbon emissions
L’Oréal teams up with Net Zero Now to help small to medium-sized salon operators around the UK reduce carbon emissions.
Packaging reduction: Waitrose replaces small wine bottles with aluminium cans
Waitrose announces packaging reduction by replacing the majority of the small wine bottles it sells with aluminium can equivalents.
Digital deposit return scheme trial: Ocado tests on-pack QR codes with Polytag
Ocado launches tech trial that it says proves a digital deposit return scheme could run alongside a general UK deposit return scheme.
5 for Friday roundup: Greener retailing news in brief
Green Retail World’s greener retailing news in brief roundup for the week ending 17 March 2023.
‘Significant step forward’: Berghaus is now B Corp certified
Berghaus announces it is now B Corp certified, promising it will use the status as a catalyst to push for even higher eco standards.
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