Sainsbury’s becomes latest supermarket to bin best before dates to cut food waste

The move is expected to help UK households save 11,000 tonnes of food every year – equivalent to around 17m products

Sainsbury’s launches refillable handwash pouches to slash plastic use

The one litre pouches use 85% less plastic and enables consumers to reuse their handwash bottle by refilling from the pouch, estimated to save 28 tonnes of plastic every year

British food and drinks giants join WRAP’s Scope 3 emissions reporting pilot

Hilton Food Group, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are among the companies that are piloting a new methodology designed to help the industry accurately measure and report emissions from their supply chains

Carbon Trust launches new Route to Net Zero Standard

A total of 10 companies, including PwC, Sainsbury’s, SGN, Severn Trent Water and Virgin Media O2, have signed up to the standard

Sainsbury’s pledges to become net zero in its operations by 2035

The retail giant moved its net zero target forward by five years

Sainsbury’s squashes Halloween plastic waste by 15 tonnes

It is also encouraging fewer people to waste their pumpkins, only selling edible ones and providing recipes

Teesside Airport among organisations to trial hydrogen vehicles in £2.5m UK trial

It is one of the winners of the government’s research and development competition to accelerate the use of hydrogen transport in the Tees Valley area

Plastic-free sandwich packaging to be trialled in UK stores

The paper-based packaging will be trialled in Sainsbury’s and Co-op stores this September

COP26: Sainsbury’s confirmed as Principal Partner for climate summit

The supermarket has committed £1bn over 20 years to become net zero by 2040 and recently set science-based targets to reduce emissions across its value chain by 30% by 2030

Sainsbury’s commits to science-based targets to reach net zero

The retailer has reduced its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 42% over the last 16 years, despite growing as an organisation by 46%