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Banks urged to set time-bound targets to tackle deforestation


A new report has outlined how banks can take proactive steps to improve traceability and accountability of contributions to deforestation, as part of a first step to accelerating action towards a forest-restorative economy.

Beefeater removes plastic from new bottle range


Beefeater has launched a new 100% recyclable bottle, featuring paper labels and an aluminium cap that will be rolled out globally across its range of gins this month.

Banks 'have provided $1.7trn of unconditional support to plastic polluters since 2015'


Global banks have been accused of collectively providing more than $1.7trn to businesses across the plastics value chain between 2015 and 2019, largely without attaching environmental conditions to support packages.

#SustyTalk: London Waste and Recycling Board's Wayne Hubbard on the circular economy during Covid-19


edie's #SustyTalk interview series continues with an exclusive interview with the London Waste and Recycling Board's chief execiutive Wayne Hubbard.

Tesco removes one billion pieces of plastic packaging


In 2019, Tesco pledged to remove one billion pieces of plastic packaging from its UK business by the end of 2020. The UK's biggest supermarket has now revealed it has met the lofty target by working closely with suppliers and own-brand design teams.
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