Waitrose promises to deliver glitter-free Christmas

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Waitrose promises to deliver glitter-free Christmas

Retailer says it will ensure a host of own label products are either glitter-free or use environmentally friendly alternatives by Christmas 2020

Waitrose has announced it will phase out environmentally-damaging glitter in its Christmas products by 2020, in response to growing concerns about the impact plastic-based glitter can have on marine habitats....

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