Sainsbury’s & Oxfam call on people to recycle clothes this Spring

Sainsbury’s & Oxfam call on people to recycle clothes this Spring   London, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are set to get rid of 680 million pieces of clothing this season as they spring clean their wardrobes. However, the annual fashion detox will be damaging for the environment with a staggering 235 million […]

Sainsbury’s announces second phase of its Waste less, Save more strategy; commits to £1 million funding

Sainsbury’s announces second phase of its Waste less, Save more strategy; commits to £1 million funding   London, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has unveiled its latest move in the fight against food waste, by announcing a £1 million fund available to towns and cities across the UK. The commitment is the second phase […]

Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more: 1.8 million full roast dinners wasted every month in UK

Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more: 1.8million full roast dinners wasted every month in UK   London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britons prepare 108 million on average every month, eat one per week, and half of people rank it as their favourite autumn meal. But despite our love affair with the roast dinner, we […]

Research: Quarter of UK households waste £235 worth of food every year due to buying products they already have in the fridge

LONDON, 2016-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Busy Britons could save hundreds of pounds with a simple selfie…. of their fridge. According to research by Sainsbury’s, a quarter of households waste £235 worth of food every year due to buying products they already have in the fridge. Annually, this amounts to a staggering waste bill of […]

Sainsbury’s unveils the first ever Culinary Companionship Code to help Britons reduce food wastage

LONDON, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers could save over £100 a year just by turning their hand to matchmaking…for fruit and veg. Finding the perfect pal for parsnips or a life partner for plums could mean the difference between throwing out fresh fruit and veg and extending its life, according to Sainsbury’s. Certain fruit […]

Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more initiative to tackle food waste

LONDON, 2016-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives from towns and communities across the UK gathered in Derby to pledge to cut their food waste as part of Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more initiative. The event brought over 35 towns together for the first time to spur on their shared objective to tackle food waste in […]

Sainsbury’s launches nationwide recycling service for Easter egg packaging

LONDON, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK set to throw away up to 3,000 tonnes of Easter egg packaging Today, Sainsbury’s is appealing to customers to get #EggyAboutEggcess, as the supermarket launches its nationwide recycling service for Easter egg packaging. The service aims to ensure all elements of chocolate egg packaging are recycled, including rigid […]

Sainsbury’s awarded a position on the FTSE 350 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI)

LONDON, 2015-11-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has been identified as a UK leader for the quality and transparency of climate change related information it has disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. Sainsbury’s is one of only 37 companies awarded a position on the […]

Sainsbury’s study: British families bin more than 4.2million tonnes of food every with nutrient rich foods amongst the biggest binned foods

LONDON, 2015-6-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — British families are binning more than 4.2million tonnes of food every year – meaning masses of vital nutrients are going to waste rather than helping to improve the health of the nation. British family diets could benefit from over 60 tonnes of additional vitamins and minerals annually by […]

Students at Kensington and Chelsea Millinery College helped Sainsbury’s to launch its Easter egg packaging recycling scheme

LONDON, 2015-4-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Students at Kensington and Chelsea Millinery College have helped Sainsbury’s to launch its Easter egg packaging recycling scheme with a new twist on the traditional Easter bonnet parade. Kensington & Chelsea students create Easter bonnet – entirely from recycled Easter egg packaging Sainsbury’s is providing special recycling points […]

Sainsbury’s celebrates 20 years of the food donation network Fareshare it founded with homelessness charity Crisis

Sainsbury’s is celebrating 20 years of Fareshare – the food donation network it founded with homelessness charity Crisis – with a brand new summit that sees fresh fruit and veg donated directly by the UK’s major food producers. LONDON, 2014-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The summit – launching officially on Monday 8th December – was […]

This Halloween Sainsbury’s launches Pumpkin recycling to help get customers composting

LONDON, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — As Halloween approaches, Sainsbury’s launches a recycling special to help get customers composting. Sainsbury’s expects to sell just over one million pumpkins this week, as the spooky day looms. But once they’re carved, pumpkins are often thrown away – even though they are easily recycled. This year, all pumpkins […]