Co-op unveils 'compostable' bags as it plots single-use plastics ban

Michael Holder
clock
Credit: Co-op
Image:

Credit: Co-op

Supermarket plans to phase out own brand, single-use plastic packaging within five years, as rival Lidl announces ban on black plastic across fruit and veg range

The Co-op has announced plans to ban single-use, own-brand plastic products and reduce overall use of plastic packaging across its stores as part of a five-year strategy aimed at cutting pollution, tackling...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Management

BusinessGreen Intelligence Whitepaper: Understanding the Direct Capture Gold Rush

BusinessGreen Intelligence Whitepaper: Understanding the Direct Capture Gold Rush

Available to BusinessGreen Advanced Members, our first in-depth whitepaper provides a must-read guide to the fast -evolving negative emissions sector

BusinessGreen staff
clock 11 August 2022 • 1 min read
Climeworks launched its direct air capture and storage plant in Iceland in September 2021 | Credit: Climeworks

Greenhouse gas removal technologies: Who should foot the bill?

Engineered carbon removal technologies such as CCUS, DAC, and BECCS are increasingly seen as crucial to the net zero transition, but spreading the costs fairly remains a challenge

Michael Holder
clock 10 August 2022 • 11 min read
GFANZ launches consultation on beefed up net zero portfolio guidelines

GFANZ launches consultation on beefed up net zero portfolio guidelines

Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero is seeking public comment on new Portfolio Alignment Measurement Report, which aims to set out how financial firms can deliver on net zero goals

James Murray
clock 10 August 2022 • 3 min read