UK’s debut sovereign green bond raises record £10bn

The so-called ‘Green Gilt’, expected to help drive the progress to net zero and create jobs across the UK, was the largest debut green issuance by any sovereign

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

CO2 supply shock could hit food supplies in Britain, warns meat industry

Businesses could grind to a halt if they cannot secure an adequate supply of CO2 as the gas plays a ‘critical and irreplaceable role’ in the food and drinks manufacturing process

Heinz unveils paperboard sleeve for multipack canned products

It has partnered with WestRock to eliminate 550 tonnes of plastic from store shelves in the UK

Scotland to establish new Just Transition Commission to support net zero transformation

The Commission will be chaired by climate scientist Professor Jim Skea and report annually on the progress Scotland is making to ensure a ‘greener and fairer future’

Dragonflies thriving from climate change?

A new report suggests that dragonfly numbers have heavily increased due to rising temperatures across the UK – but is this a bad thing?

Greenypeeps brews ‘world’s first’ carbon-negative tea and infusions range

The ethical tea company says it removes over twice the carbon that each of its products emit, leaving a net positive impact on the planet

India becomes first Asian country to launch Plastics Pact

A total of 27 businesses and supporting organisations have signed up as founding members of the India Plastics Pact, with support from the UK

Britvic switches brands to 100% recycled plastic bottles

Using recycled plastic for Robinsons, Lipton Ice Tea and drench bottles is expected to save 1,354 tonnes of virgin plastic every year

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