Andrew McCaffery of Ecoveritas.

A triumph for common sense

Andrew McCaffery, global EPR director at Ecoveritas, responds to the latest DRS advice from the Scottish Government.

Make the most of vegan deals

Creating a display and highlighting value ranges are the two main tips from Swizzels for retailers who want to make the most of Veganuary.
DRS machine

A warm welcome for the latest guidance

The administrator for the deposit return scheme in Scotland, Circularity Scotland, has said the latest government guidance will significantly reduce the cost of the scheme for the industry and consumers.
Pure vegan cheese

Alternative choices for the display

Showing off your vegan credentials can help sales, says dairy-free alternative brand Pure.
The Flower Farm palm oil

Margarine with a mission

Calling itself margarine with a mission, The Flower Farm is vegan and palm oil-free.
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Ask the expert – RVM Systems

RVM Systems Managing Director Claudia Marshall on DRS preparations and the benefits of reverse vending machines for retailers.

Smart spending on sustainability tech

Danfoss food retail national account manager Graeme Ross discusses how c-store retailers can benefit from investing in the right sustainable tech for their store

Carbon neutral eggs rolling out

Morrisons unveils eco-friendly egg brand

The seeds of change

National potato supplier Branston has stepped up a gear in pursuit of its net zero by 2030 goal.

Raising a glass to the Amazon

A Scottish firm has been using whisky to help save the Amazon river.
loose fruit and veg in aldi supermarket

Best before dates scrapped to slash waste at Aldi

Aldi is set to remove best before dates across a selection of fresh fruit and veg lines by the end of the year, as part of it's commitment to reduce food waste.
three bottles of Wise Wolf wine in rose, white and red

Eco efforts are bearing fruit for Accolade Wines

Australian wine supplier Accolade Wines has been on a sustainability journey for some time now and isn’t showing signs of slowing down with the launch of it's carbon-neutral wine brand.
a man and woman put a plastic bottle into a DRS machine

The time to prepare for DRS has arrived

With less than one year to go, Mark Brill, UK & Ireland VP sales and marketing for TOMRA, looks at what retailers need know about the deposit return scheme.
photograph of grapes in a vineyard

Celebrating sustainable success

Drinks brands and hospitality businesses were recognised for their sustainability-focused activities at the Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards last month.
Brewdog beer cans with plants growing out of them

BrewDog barks up the right tree

Scottish craft beer brewer BrewDog plans to maintain a strong eco-friendly focus with aims to achieve net-zero production emissions by 2023.
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Time for retailers to act on environment

Scottish retailers that don’t back sustainability efforts will miss out, according to new consumer research from the Scottish Wholesale Association and TWC.