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The Warehouse Group goes carbon neutral

CEO says climate change can no longer be ignored.


Ecostore named leading sustainable brand in NZ for fifth consecutive year

Auckland-based retailer says NZ needs more companies championing sustainability.


DHL launches electric delivery vehicles across New Zealand

E-vehicles expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 80 per cent.

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Sales of nude veggies soar as NZ supermarkets ditch plastic packaging

Sales of some vegetables increased by up to 300 per cent.


Recycling is not enough

Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction.

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How Kathmandu turns bottles into bags

Retailer has recycled millions of plastic bottles.

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Plastic industry encourages sustainable action

Plastics groups say fact-based action is needed.

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Countdown offers free electric vehicle charging across Waikato

EV owners can now charge their cars at five Countdown sites.

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Kiwi Property commits to reduce waste

Recycled plastic bottles form the face of waste reduction campaign.

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Countdown supports sustainability accelerator program

Supermarket giant says ‘whole systems approach’ required to combat waste issue.


Retail’s plastic onion

A proposed cutback of the single-use checkout bag is but a diversionary ploy


Looking ahead to 2018

Retailers worldwide will remember 2017 as a challenging year – what can we expect in 2018?

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