M&S installing EV chargers at 70 stores

Up to 900 chargers will be installed across the UK

Bill Bryson slams M&S Oxford Street building plans

There are calls for the building to be retrofitted instead of being knocked down and rebuilt

M&S scraps best before dates on fruit and veg to reduce food waste

The move is designed to encourage customers to throw away less edible food at home by their judgement

M&S adds 20 bio-LNG trucks to fleet under DHL partnership

The move is estimated to deliver a 2,200-tonne reduction in carbon emissions every year

M&S launches sustainable innovation challenge for start-ups

The supermarket’s Ignite team is seeking ideas and technologies that can drive sustainability both in its stores and agricultural supply chains

M&S trials refillable cleaning products to slash packaging waste

Customers have to pay an initial £2 deposit for the reusable bottle, which can be returned to the store after use and upon return, they will receive a £2 voucher that can be redeemed against a second purchase in the M&S Refillable range

M&S invites 14m customers to try a low carbon diet

It will provide recipes for plant-based meals and encourage less food waste from better storage behaviours

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

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

M&S aims for net zero carbon emissions by 2040

The retailer plans to cut its total carbon footprint by a third, achieve zero deforestation in sourcing palm oil and soy and use more sustainable fibres by 2025

Thermo Fisher Scientific debuts world’s first net zero mass spectrometer

In addition to improved specifications, the carbon footprint of the system – which is the first product to be released as part of the biotechnology firm’s IsoFootprint campaign – will be neutralised