Supermarkets contribute a minimum of 59 billion pieces of single-use plastic to our plastic pollution problem each year. We investigated which supermarkets are working towards reducing their impact and which ones are not.
New ranking shows most retailers lagging behind on tackling plastic waste
Leading brands have no plans in place to reduce their overall plastic output
Greenpeace responds to Lidl's announcement that they will phase out black plastic packaging from their fruit and vegetable range
We’re all worried about the issue of plastic packaging – but what’s the real solution? Are bioplastics made from organic materials the answer? Can’t supermarkets just make all plastic recyclable? And doesn’t plastic packaging keep food fresh and prevent food waste? It’s time to bust those plastic myths once and for all.
Simple ways to cut down the amount of plastic we all use, from bags and bottles to straws and packaging.