Amid growing awareness of the harmful effects of single-use plastics on the environment, retailers are keen to prove that they are acting responsibly and responding to consumers’ concerns. A particularly...
UK supermarkets are taking steps towards going plastic-free. With growing awareness of the effects of single-use plastic on the environment, retailers are making pledges to cut out the use of...
Canadian food retailer Sobeys has announced its commitment to eliminate plastic grocery bags from all of its stores by the end of January 2020.
UK-based frozen food company Iceland has intensified its fight against plastic by launching a trial to remove such products altogether from one of its stores.
Smaller brands are paving the way in environmentally sustainable and ethical beauty products, and their sustainability credentials could provide these brands with a substantial opportunity for growth.
Asda has announced that it will stop offering single-use plastic carrier bags with online grocery orders.
Consumers can often be sceptical of a brand’s true intentions behind the launch of a sustainable product or initiative, weary that green-washing could be at play.
A significant proportion of UK consumers (45%) say packaging without plastic would encourage them to buy more of the product, according to a GlobalData survey.
US-based grocery retailer Albertsons has pledged to reduce plastic used for products across its portfolio of 2,300 stores.