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Ocado: Consumer appetite for plastic-free shopping 'bordering on militant'


While the so-called 'war on plastics' movement has encouraged retailers to take ambitious action to make their packaging more sustainable, it has also served to distract the public from other green issues, Ocado's head of CR Suzanne Westlake has claimed.

Napapijri showcases fully recyclable jacket made from discarded fishing nets


Fashion brand Napapijri has unveiled a fully recyclable jacket made from discarded fishing nets and fabric scraps from mills and carpets.

Lush debuts 'carbon-positive' packaging


Health and beauty retailer Lush has unveiled what it claims is the world's first 'carbon-positive' packaging.

JLR backs innovative recycling solution for 'low-grade' plastics


Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has begun trials of an innovative new recycling technology which purports to turn low-quality, post-consumer plastics into high-grade material.

Fashion giants to 'transform' their jeans in circular economy drive


A coalition of big-name global fashion brands including H&M Group, Gap and Tommy Hilfiger have pledged to align their denim designs and manufacturing with a new circular economy framework.
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