More UK Businesses Stop Clutching At Straws

Wagamama, Pret a Manger and Costa have all announced they will stop offering plastic straws to customers whilst Waitrose and Morrisons have said they will stop selling them. As part of our ongoing commitment to reducing waste & increasing #Recycling we are removing plastic straws from our stores. We will launch a non-plastic alternative straw this year as part of an on-going review into all our packaging & takeaway cups ♻️ — Costa Coffee (@CostaCoffee) January 17, 2018 disposal of single-use plastic is causing damage to our planet. so, we’re…

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Waitrose launches new food waste campaign

Waitrose has launched a new campaign to help shoppers waste less food after a new survey commissioned by the retailer found fresh produce is among the top binned products. More than a quarter of people throw away food every day, with an estimated 10% of all groceries binned amounting to £364 a year, according to a poll issued by Waitrose. Salad leaves, bread, fruit and vegetables, as well as leftovers and open jars of sauce were the most discarded in the survey commissioned for the supermarket’s publication, Waitrose Weekend. The findings mark the…

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