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Countdown testing ten weeks without plastic produce bags

Three of the chain’s stores will see more than a tonne of plastic removed over the test period.

Countdown selling $10 shopping baskets made of recycled plastic

Baskets made of off-cut plastic recycled in the manufacturing process.

Best of 2019: Sustainability

We recap some of our favourite stories on sustainability from the past year.

Ecostore refill stations available in more New World supermarkets

Ecostore is expanding its refill station offering into five further New World locations.

Carbon offsetting tool launches in New Zealand

CarbonClick allows customers to take action against carbon emissions.

Mighty Ape partners with B Corp leather-goods brand

Online marketplace partners with Duffle&Co to further sustainable goals.

Poll: Is your business taking climate action?

Many businesses are tackling the threat of climate change. Is yours?

Retailers commit to reduce climate footprint

Countdown, NZ Post, Ecostore and Ethique all voice support for new government initiative.

Ecostore targets carbon neutrality by end of 2019

Brand sets ambitious goal and encourages others to follow suit.

Online retailer launches edible coffee cups

Twiice looks to wean consumers off plastic habit with edible coffee cups.

Warehouse Group to introduce reusable bags

The change will affect 254 stores nation-wide.

NZ Government proposes ban on single-use plastic bags

Kiwis are encouraged to provide feedback to the Government.