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A Carbon Neutral Water Industry

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Water companies in England have today announced plans to plant 11 million trees as part of a wider commitment to improve the natural environment. The move supports the goal to achieve a carbon neutral water industry by 2030.... Read full article

Plastic Free Mags

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Award-winning children’s publication The Week Junior and Science & Nature magazine have shed their packaging for subscription mailouts. They’re going ‘naked’ for the planet in a bold initiative to be one of the first UK zero waste publications.... Read full article

Waitrose Refill Success

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​​​​​​​Waitrose & Partners is to extend its ‘Unpacked’ test in Oxford beyond the original end date of 18 August and has committed to introducing elements of the concept into three more shops by the end of the year... Read full article

The End of The Plastic Bag?

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Sales of plastic bags by the seven biggest retailers in England have fallen by 90% since the 5p charge was introduced in 2015, according to new figures released yesterday (31 July).... Read full article

Plastic Free Travel

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The plastic pollution campaigning organisation, City to Sea, is celebrating the news that all hotels run by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will remove mini toiletries from their rooms. The move will see hotels chains such as Holiday Inn...... Read full article

Ethical Media

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It could be argued that the communications industry as a whole & the advertising industry in particular have long held a reputation for relying on people’s weaknesses to drive sales while compromising future generations’ access to finite resources.... Read full article

Deforestation Disclosure

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A large majority of major corporations are failing to be transparent about their impacts on global deforestation and many are taking inadequate steps to tackle it, according to a new report released by environmental non-profit CDP.... Read full article

Could you Stop Flying?

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Molly Scott Cato, the Green MEP known as the ‘MEP who doesn’t fly’, is urging people to make a ‘flight-free 2020’ pledge. She says stopping flying, or cutting back on flights considerably, is the ‘most important single thing we can do... Read full article

State of Transition

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A major new report assessing the climate performance of 274 of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies reveals that almost half (46%) do not adequately consider climate risk in operational decision-making.... Read full article

The Year of the EV

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Electric car ownership is the right choice for at least 1.5 million UK households today, according to a new study by What Car? That’s the number of multi-car homes in the UK with a sweet-spot combination of off-street parking for home-charging...... Read full article

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