Morrisons partners with NHS to put vital cancer awareness messaging on underwear labels

Morrisons and the NHS are working together to put advice on underwear labels urging people to contact their GP practice if they spot potential symptoms of breast or testicular cancer. The Nutmeg branded underwear featuring NHS advice will be in 240 Morrisons stores nationwide, initially in boxer shorts and followed by crop top bras in the coming months.  The NHS guidance will be displayed on the fabric labels alongside the standard sizing and care information. There will also be a QR code on the packaging and tags linking customers through…

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Morrisons becomes first UK supermarket to introduce coffee pod recycling points

Morrisons has become the first UK supermarket to introduce recycling points for coffee machine pods. The move which is being trialled in 29 stores is in partnership with Podback, the pod recycling service.  In an effort to make coffee pod recycling even easier and convenient, Morrisons is trialling a new drop-off service that allows customers to collect their Podback recycling bags, fill with their used pods, and recycle in a dedicated bin located at the front of the store. Last year, Morrisons announced it was the first supermarket to support…

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Pioneering soft plastic recycling site opens doors in Fife

A pioneering new recycling facility is now open in Fife which will reprocess ‘hard-to-recycle’ soft plastics. It aims to develop a greater plastics recycling infrastructure here in the UK, to keep the material in a ‘closed loop’ and save it from being exported overseas. The site is co-owned by Morrisons and was constructed and will be operated by recycling plant specialists Yes Recycling. A number of other organisations including Nestlé UK & Ireland and Zero Waste Scotland, have also been involved in the development of this ground-breaking recycling plant.  The…

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Morrisons launches its first fully plastic free Christmas gift wrap range

Morrisons has completely removed plastic packaging from its Christmas gift wrap and accessory ranges – removing over 3.1 tonnes of plastic shrink wrap from its wrapping paper alone. This is in addition to the removal of glitter and plastic from paper wrap, crackers and cards in previous years, which has reduced plastic in its range by over 150 tonnes over the past three years. This year, Morrisons has removed plastic film and plastic shrink wrap from its festive wrapping paper and gifting accessories such as gift tags and bags. Gift…

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Morrisons Builds on Better Practice by Reusing Materials To Construct Its ‘New’ Store

As the cost of living continues to rise and the construction industry remains a culprit for wasteful practices, going back to basics rather than turning to technology and innovation can sometimes bring surprising results. Morrisons has demonstrated that some problems can be solved by using what is right in front of us, when it demolished a store in Little Clacton, Essex, last year, due to structural problems. The supermarket chain redesigned the store on the same site but wanted to make sure it would be low impact and more energy-efficient…

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