Shell to install 800 EV charging points in Waitrose stores by 2025

Each EV charging site is set to have six 22kW and two 50kW rapid charging points for Waitrose customers to charge their cars quickly as they shop

Waitrose vows to stop selling peat compost next year

The supermarket chain has pledged to sell peat-free alternatives in a bid to encourage more customers to adopt more sustainable practices in their gardens

John Lewis Partnership brings forward net zero target by 15 years to 2035

John Lewis has committed to making all key raw materials in its own-brand products sustainable or recycled by 2025

Waitrose and John Lewis unveil plan to switch to electric home deliveries

The use of the new vehicles is estimated to save more than 20,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to the carbon footprint produced by 2,500 households

John Lewis seeks self-supply retail water licence

The retailer says the licence will give it the opportunity to take more control over water usage and data, deal directly with wholesalers and improve its water strategy

Waitrose unveils eco-laundry product ‘to wash without detergent’

It says the EcoEgg Laundry Egg is free of harsh chemicals and can be used up to 70 times

Waitrose continues war on plastic with packaging-free trial extension

A dedicated refill zone with dispensers will have more than 200 products including pasta, fruits and vegetables, coffee, wine and beer

Supermarkets report 90% decline in plastic bag sales after 5p charge

The average person in England now buys only 10 bags a year compared with 140 bags in 2014 before the charge was introduced

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

Waitrose launches packaging-free test in Oxford supermarket

The grocery giant is trialling a refillable zone, frozen ‘pick and mix’ and a borrow-a-box scheme alongside traditionally-packaged products to see what consumers prefer