Packaging

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When polos are a pain in the neck | Brief letters
Brief letters: Fashion | Banana splitting | Care campaign | PM in a spin | Iced parkin

05, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Want to be a greener food shopper? We ask experts for their advice
Leading experts advise on the impact of deliveries, buying organic, packaging and food waste

Rupert Jones

30, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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How do UK supermarkets rate on the climate crisis?
On the eve of the Cop26 summit, we see what the big chains are doing on the environment

Georgina Quach

30, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Recipe for inflation: how Brexit and Covid made tinned tomatoes a lot dearer
Combine the pandemic with rising raw material costs, stir in a labour shortage, a twist of Brexit, add a pinch of poor weather and voila …

Zoe Wood

26, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK online shopping boom fuels cardboard shortage as households hoard boxes
Packaging prices spike with 135m boxes languishing in homes or stuck at recycling depots

Zoe Wood

22, Jun, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic waste, report reveals
Plastic Waste Makers index identifies those driving climate crisis with virgin polymer production

Sandra Laville

18, May, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Can you drink milk and stay ethical? I’m desperate to work out how | Emma Beddington
Should we go for oat milk? Seaweed-fed cows? But then there’s the packaging to worry about … Every choice seems bad, says Guardian columnist Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

13, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Crisps, chocolate and cheese worst offenders for recycling, report says
Which? singles out big brands for lack of environmentally conscious packaging

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

24, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Lego to switch to eco-friendly paper bags in its packaging
Toy company says it will invest £310m in sustainability over the next three years

Rebecca Smithers consumer affairs correspondent

15, Sep, 2020 @11:31 AM

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Bag-in-box wines enjoy sales boost during UK coronavirus lockdown
So called ‘bagnums’ and wine boxes prove popular as Britons minimise trips to the supermarket

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

23, Aug, 2020 @11:01 PM

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UK launches first online service for groceries in reusable packing
Loop will offer 150 products from major brands in refillable containers, with more to follow

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

15, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Stopping the rot: the fight to save fresh food
An American firm has developed an organic coating that extends the shelf-life of fruit and vegetables. Might it save the world?

Ryan Bradley

15, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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