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

Thermo Fisher Scientific targets net zero emissions by 2050

It previously set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030

COP26: Microsoft announced as Principal Partner for climate summit

Last year, the global technology company unveiled a detailed plan to become carbon negative by 2030 and remove all the carbon emitted since its founding by 2050

Green cleaning products firm ECOS becomes ‘climate positive’

The company now restores more to the environment in energy and water than it consumes to produce its plant-powered products

Etsy pledges to reach net zero by 2030

The online marketplace aims to achieve a 50% absolute reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions and a 13.5% reduction in Scope 3 emissions

Google commits to plastic-free product packaging by 2025

The tech giant has also pledged to use 50% recycled or renewable materials where plastic is currently used in its products

Seco Tools to help close waste loop with carbide recyling project

The company pledges to donate 1€ to reforestation and wind projects for every five kilogrammes of recycled inserts and solid drills

UK pub retailer toasts ‘industry first’ compostable straws

Greene King expects the move to reduce more than 30m plastic straws every year across 1,750 pubs

Landfill waste relief for Nurofen producer

The producer of products such as Nurofen, Dettol and Vanish is now sending zero waste to landfill in Europe and North America. Consumer health and hygiene company RB, formerly known as Reckitt Benckiser, achieved the target at 31 of its factories across the globe five years earlier than expected, it said. In the first half […]

Rock on! Shambala festival aims to send zero waste to landfill

Shambala wants to become the first major festival to send zero waste to landfill this summer. The 10,000 capacity folk festival at a secret location in Northamptonshire wants to work with audience and traders to nip waste in the bud. The ambitious target comes a year after it brought in a ‘Bring a Bottle’ scheme […]