Amazon Prime’s same-day deliveries ‘could help reduce emissions’

The retail giant says the service requires warehouse depots to be built closer to customers, reducing the need for aircraft transport

Sustainable shopper
Less than half of UK consumers seek more eco-friendly products

A new survey reveals a further 41% of UK shoppers who keep environmental impact in mind when purchasing

Energy costs ‘among retailers’ top concerns for 2020′

That’s the suggestion from E.ON, which says despite this, many firms are overlooking opportunities to cut their bills

Tesco and WWF to help shoppers choose sustainable food

Supermarket and charity partnership launches ‘sustainable basket’ metric to measure environmental impact of goods and aims to halve this impact within 10 years

Ikea unveils additional €200m to put together a way to reach net zero by 2030

The funding will be spread across building new renewable energy capacity and reforestation

More than 300 retailers opt out of Black Friday sales to protect planet

The group suggests overconsumption and overproduction significantly contribute to climate change and pollution

Waitrose cuts energy use in its stores by 40% with new fridge tech

The supermarket giant is making the saving by having introduced new open-fronted fridge technology from Wirth Research

Selfridges
Selfridges cuts palm oil from own-brand offerings

The department store says the milestone has been achieved nine months ahead of the target outlined in its sustainability strategy

Black plastic
Sainsbury’s to phase out black plastic by March 2020

The supermarket’s pledge comes as part of a wider promise to remove 1,280 tonnes of plastic from products over the next year

Tesco and WWF ‘to halve environmental impact of shopping’

The organisations have agreed to team up to improve supermarket sustainability