UK’s first net zero shopping centres are go

The retail hubs in Salford and Gloucester have implemented renewable energy and efficient lighting to receive the accolade

More than 60% say they’d buy second-hand clothes to cut carbon

However, 64% return items at least once every two months – releasing more emissions

Amazon’s CO2 emissions grew 18% in 2021

The retail giant has admitted that there are “big challenges” ahead as it races to reach its 2040 net zero target

New £5m research network to help UK agri-food industry reach net zero

It will bring together UK researchers to explore effective ways to support the industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions whilst improving its environmental sustainability

NatWest banks on climate education with new £1.5m training programme

It has announced a three-year partnership with the University of Edinburgh to roll out the climate transformation training

More than 183m pieces of kids’ clothes hit landfill each year

What if these could be reused by other parents? – a new scheme is looking to kickstart this process

No more coloured milk caps?

Waitrose will stock clear capped Müller milk bottles in its stores in April to reduce environmental impact

Pangaia commits to net zero by 2040

The clothing brand has pledged to halve its emissions by 2030

John Lewis Partnership begins electrifying fleet

It aims to have all its vehicles zero-emission by the end of the decade

UK retailers cut £7.1bn of contracts that weren’t sustainable

In the last year, retailers heavily cracked down on cleaning up their supply chains