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Burger King teams up with TerraCycle for reusable packaging pilot
Burger King will bring reusable coffee cups, soft drinks cups and burger boxes to restaurants in the US and Japan early next year as part of a partnership with TerraCycle.
Net-zero by 2030: Lime becomes first micro-mobility firm to pledge to science-based targets
E-scooter and e-bike giant Lime has set a 2030 net-zero target and said it will develop science-based emissions reductions targets in the coming months.
Supermarket and packaging giants call for UK-wide ban on degradable plastics
Representatives from the likes of Tesco, Waitrose, Aldi and the Co-op have signed an open letter to Ministers calling for a ban on plastics which are only degradable in industrial conditions with chemical additives.
New scheme to help UK's schools align with net-zero
Charities including Ashden, Global Action Plan and the Fairtrade Foundation have teamed up to launch a new initiative helping UK schools transition to net-zero.
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Common Agricultural Policy to remain part of EU's biodiversity funding, despite criticism
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), voted on this week in the European Parliament and Council, will remain by far the biggest funding source for biodiversity protection schemes at EU level, despite claims that it has encouraged intensive and damaging farming.
What makes a sustainability leader? Meet consumer engagement champions City to Sea
With the 2021 Sustainability Leaders Awards entry deadline approaching, this new feature series showcases the achievements of the 2020 winners and reveals their secrets to success. Up next: The winner of our Consumer Engagement Campaign of the Year: City to Sea.
Moncler commits to carbon neutrality and 100% renewable electricity
Luxury fashion brand Moncler has pledged to ensure that its direct operations are carbon-neutral within a year and to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2023.
P&G to launch refillable shampoo bottles in 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) will launch a refill format which uses 60%less plastic across several of its most popular shampoo lines in Europe next year.
Priceless Planet: Banks and airlines join coalition planting 100 million trees
Towards net-zero: The 8 green policies UK businesses are still waiting for
#SustyTalk: Cranswick's Jim Brisby on food waste prevention during Covid-19
"We need concrete plans from the UK Government to kickstart the net-zero revolution."
"Smarter energy helps to generate significant emissions reductions while adding enormous value to global GDP."
"It does feel that for the first time, we're genuinely seeing a proper debate on the environment and climate change."
"The most encouraging sign so far, has been the increased business take-up of the 1.5 degree Celsius pledge."