You may have seen a lot of headlines stating that Sainsbury’s is banning plastic on fruit, vegetables and bakery items. However, you need to read the small print not just click bait headlines. Sainsbury’s aren’t banning all plastic but offering paper bags on loose items. While it isn’t a total victory I can’t […]Read More Sainsbury’s becomes the first UK supermarket to ban plastic on loose fruit, vegetables & bakery items.
Everywhere you look in UK supermarkets we are surrounded by plastic. I challenge you to try do a typical weekly shop and go plastic free. It’s incredibly difficult. Plastic wrapped fruit and vegetables (of course more expensive if bought “loose”), carbonated drinks exploding in price if bought in cans or a lack of refill stations. […]Read More Plastic free swaps that supermarkets could make today.
Walkers Crisps owned by PepsiCo have announced they will launch a recycling scheme. Customers can send their crisp packets back to TerraCycle who will shred them into plastic pellets which will then be used to create items such as trays and home furniture. This year customers began protesting against plastic waste be posting crisp packets […]Read More Walkers crisps launch a recycling scheme after public protest.
Plastic is a plague on our environment and it is amazing to see big brands taking steps to make a difference. Corona will be the first beer to trail 100% plastic free six pack rings in 2019. The trail will take place in select markets initially but lets hope it is rolled out in full […]Read More Corona to be the first plastic free 6-pack rings.
As awareness is raised about environmental issues it really is up to us as individuals to use this knowledge and act? Christmas is a time of waste and over consumption. Small choices in gift buying and wrapping can make a difference. Here is some ideas and inspiration on how you can make this Christmas a greener one.Read More Eco friendly gift ideas for Christmas.