Waitrose ‘Unpacked’ sales have grown by almost 9% in the last six months, according to the UK grocer.
Mars UK, Mondelēz International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever are financing a Flexible Plastic Fund to progress recycling in the UK.
Co-op will remove plastic bags for life from sale in all its 2,600 stores, and will roll out compostable carriers to its shop estate instead.
Cosmetics products retailer The Body Shop is implementing refill stations in 400 of its stores across the globe.
Aldi UK has introduced its first refill station in its Ulverston store, with plans to roll out to more stores if the concept is successful.
Scotland has named an administrator to oversee its Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), while the rest of the UK delays the introduction of a DRS.
AB InBev starts using surplus barley in the process to make greener packaging for its Corona beer brand six packs.
Ocado to restart collecting plastic shopping bags from 8 March, after halting the service when the pandemic hit.
Drinks, retail and wholesale industries join forces to establish an administrator for proposed Scottish Deposit Return Scheme.