Waitrose to ditch ‘best before’ labels on food, veg, and plants

Waitrose has this morning announced it plans to remove ‘best before’ dates on more than 500 products, from citrus fruits and salad items to vegetables and indoor plants, in a bid to tackle food waste. The retailer said the move, set to come into force in September, would invite customers to use their own judgment … Read more

Waitrose scraps coloured milk caps in supermarket first

Supermarket Waitrose has announced it is to replace the coloured plastic caps on its milk bottles with clear alternatives in a move that should increase the availability of recycled plastic (rHDPE) on the market by 1,560 tons. The change will make recycling the plastic much easier, the firm added, potentially resulting in lower costs and … Read more