Zalando says it is starting to ship goods to consumers in recyclable bags across all 20 markets in which it operates.
Sainsbury’s says its flexible plastic packaging recycling scheme trial is to be extended to 520 stores.
On World Refill Day, Asda announces four more stores in the UK will have packaging-free refill stations by the end of the year.
Marks & Spencer is expanding its refillable grocery concept ‘Fill Your Own’ to eight additional stores, with plans to add more packaging-free products
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.