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

Morrisons to launch six ‘zero waste’ stores in Edinburgh

The trial supports the supermarket’s ambition to ensure it recycles all of the waste it creates at its stores by 2025

Asda vows to switch entire fleet to EVs by 2025

The announcement comes after 85% of Asda employees who opted for a company car as part of their benefits package chose an EV over the last year

Co-op rolls out ‘Europe’s most extensive’ recycling scheme for plastic food packaging

Shoppers will be able to recycle items such as crisp packets, bread bags, lids from ready meals and yoghurt pots, biscuit wrappers and pet food pouches

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Co-op says own-brand food and drink ‘will be carbon-neutral by 2025’

The move is part of a wider climate action plan the company is putting in place to help it achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040

Morrisons pledges to have ‘first net zero British farms’ by 2030

It will work with 3,000 farmers and suppliers to produce affordable net zero meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables across the next nine years

Aldi reduces plastic packaging by 29 tonnes for Easter

The supermarket retailer removes 2 million pieces of plastic from its Easter range in its journey towards fully-recyclable packaging by 2025

Tesco issues €750m bond linked to sustainability

It is part of the supermarket’s commitment to become a net zero carbon business in the UK by 2035

Sainsbury’s swaps lead-acid pallet trucks for sustainable alternatives

The retail giant has replaced its manual handling trucks for lithium-ion models powered by kinetic energy

Aldi scraps single-use fruit and veg bags

The supermarket giant expects to save more than 100 tonnes of plastic a year with the move