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Image for IKEA selling kitchen fronts made out of recycled PET bottles
Global retailer IKEA has begun selling a range of kitchens with the doors and other fronts made out of PET bottles and reclaimed wood.
Image for Tesco wanting food waste entrepreneurs to join new crowdfunding platform
Supermarket Tesco is appealing for food waste businesses to join its crowdfunding platform BackIt.
Image for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall tells MPs that supermarkets need to be more transparent over food waste
Celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart have told MPs that supermarkets must publish date on food waste.
Image for Sainsbury’s announces further £1 million fund to fight against food waste
Supermarket Sainsbury’s is to fight food waste with a £1 million fund available to towns and cities across the UK.
Image for  O2 recycling programme processes two millionth phone
The O2 Recycle scheme has recycled its two millionth mobile phone.
Image for Use of plastic bags set to fall by six billion per year as a result of plastic bag charge
Six billion fewer plastic bags are likely to have been used in England as a result of the introduction of the plastic bag charge.
Image for Business must do more to tackle food waste says Tesco boss
Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has said that businesses need to do more to tackle the issue of food waste.
Image for M&S reduce food waste by 9%
Retailer Marks & Spencer has cut its food waste by 9% thanks in part to its charity donations.
Image for Reuse of mobile phones increasing in UK
The amount of mobile phones that are being reused in the UK rather than exported has increased, according to a new report.
Image for Ten Sainsbury’s stores now get their power from food waste
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has revealed that ten of its stores are being powered by energy generated from food waste.
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How to bake zero waste bagels

Maple Leaf Bakery has been working with Biffa IWM to not only reduce its waste, but also wipe out waste cost. Famous in the UK for its New York Bakery Co. bagel range, Maple Leaf Foods is a multi-national firm that produces goods such as bread and croissants particularly in its home nation of Canada but also in the Untied States.

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BMW i3 built to close the loop

The new electric car from BMW is a zero emission vehicle that has been manufactured with sustainability at its heart. Launched with great fanfare at the end of July, the BMW i3 is the company’s first model in its new i series of cars that aims to find solutions for vehicles in a world of climate change, dwindling resources and increasing urbanisation.

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