Lidl GB Sets Ambitious Climate Targets And Will Become Carbon Neutral By 2022

Lidl GB has announced that, as part of wider commitments made by the Schwarz Group, it has set ambitious climate targets, and will become carbon neutral by 2022. The discounter aims to reduce CO2 emissions from its own operations (Scope 1 & 2), aligned to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. By 2030, Lidl internationally aims to reduce its operational emissions by 80% (compared to 2019) across all countries it operates in. To achieve this, Lidl will focus on cutting carbon emissions across its stores and distribution centres, including through…

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Lidl GB Removes One Billion Pieces Of Plastic

Lidl GB has announced it has removed over one billion pieces of plastic from stores across Great Britain as part of its strategy to eliminate plastic waste and support the continued reduction of plastic globally. This includes more than 24 million plastic trays and punnets being removed from its fruit and vegetable ranges, and up to 25 million plastic lids from dairy and yoghurt ranges. In addition, the discounter has cut nearly 19 million plastic tags from its fruit and vegetable lines, and 3.5 million pieces of plastic packaging on…

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Lidl GB and Love Food Hate Waste Scotland team up to tackle food waste

Lidl GB has teamed up with Love Food Hate Waste Scotland to launch a series of food waste-free shopping lists that will help Scots plan better, save money and fight the climate crisis.  In addition to weekly shopping lists for a family of four, the initiative also includes guidance on food storage and creative ways to use up leftovers. ‘Great Taste, No Waste’ comes as a YouGov poll reveals more than half of Scots (56%) are now feeling more stressed about their food shop since the pandemic began.  By using…

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