Morrison's, John Lewis, and M&S take stand against glitter litter ahead of festive season

Cecilia Keating
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Morrison's crackers will be plastic-free this year | Credit: Morrison's
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Morrison's crackers will be plastic-free this year | Credit: Morrison's

Supermarkets announce plans to remove glitter from product lines and boost recyclability of festive products, as major study emerges highlighting glitter's detrimental impact on ecosystems

Morrison's has announced it will ban glitter from its home-brand product lines this Christmas season, in a bid to prevent mountains of the small particles of plastic contaminating waterways and the natural...

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