M&S launches rental service to minimise impact of fast fashion

Customers will be able to rent clothes from £13 for four days

‘Eco-scores’ for greener baskets!

A pilot launch will see a group of leading food brands launch front-of-pack environmental scores on a range of products in September

M&S Food expands plastic-free grocery refill initiative

The British retail giant has introduced its packaging-free offering in a third food store with more than 50 lines of refillable grocery and frozen fruit

M&S to turn unsold bakery products to frozen garlic bread to tackle food waste

The new scheme will be introduced to 200 M&S food outlets across the UK

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Percy Pig goes veggie

M&S has announced it has removed the meat product gelatine from the entire range of the famous line of sweets

M&S sign up for hydro pilot scheme

Retail giant Marks and Spencer have started to trial a hydrogen power scheme as part of their sustainable ‘Plan A’ initiative. The six week trial will see M&S using ITM Power’s HFuel platform to generate hydrogen to power a fleet of fuel cell vehicles. The vans will be deployed at M&S’s 1.1million sq. ft. Prologis […]

DECC announce delay on Energy Bill

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced that the Department for Energy and Climate Change is expecting the Energy Bill to go through later than expected. He said: “We’re now expecting that we get Royal Assent for the Energy Bill, including the primary legislation for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation, early in the autumn. […]

Marks and Spencer switches from road to rail to cut CO2

Marks and Spencer plans to cut 800 tonnes of CO2 emissions a year by distributing 300,000 products by train. The retailer has announced it will use rail instead of road for clothing and home products on the 350-mile route between its distribution centres in Daventry and Falkirk. The move is the latest strand of M&S’s […]

CRC registered tally at 2,431

According to the latest Environment Agency figures, there are 2,431 companies registered with the CRC scheme so far… and less than a week to go until its deadline. That means that even using the most conservative estimates, there are over 1,000 organisations yet to file their paperwork with the Environment Agency. The deadline for CRC […]