Sustainability

Pret A Manger joins coffee pod recycling service

Customers can recycle their pods via Collect+ or through kerbside collections in selected areas

Costa Coffee pledges achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040

The coffee chain is also collaborating with suppliers of coffee and dairy milk to improve farming practices.

Just Eat tackles chip waste in new trial

The platform is also committing to enable restaurants to “easily” display portion sizes and calories on its menus.

McDonald’s opens first 'net-zero' restaurant in Shropshire’s Market Drayton

The branch features a drive-thru lane made from recycled tyres, wall art made from used coffee beans, and kerb stones made from recycled plastic bottles.

Wimpy launches reusable hot cup scheme

Every time customers return with their branded cup, they will receive 25p off any regular takeaway hot drink.

Boparan Restaurant Group: All brands now carbon neutral

Its brands have been using energy from renewable sources since 2019.

Benugo introduces carbon neutral coffee menu across all stores

It collaborated with ClimatePartner to create illustrated menus showing the carbon footprint of the hot drinks.

Le Pain Quotidien makes cage-free eggs commitment

It joins a growing number of food companies that have announced global commitments to eliminate the use of cages in their egg supply chains.

McDonald’s to slash carbon emissions across UK business by 2040

The chain will open its first 'net-zero' restaurant in Shropshire next month.

Weekly Global News Wrap: U.S. drive-thrus slow down; McDonald’s Happy Meals going green; RBI targets net-zero emissions

Here is a summary of the most interesting news stories of the week from around the world.

McDonald's Germany trials new packaging concept at 30 sites

The company says it will save around 70% of packaging material.

Greggs pledges to use only Fairtrade chocolate in its products

The move is part of the company’s sustainability plan, dubbed the ‘Greggs Pledge’.

Costa Coffee extends partnership with recycling company Bio-bean

The two companies’ started working together in 2016.

Starbucks to offer reusable cup-share scheme in European stores by 2025

An initial trial will begin over the coming months in France, Germany, and the UK.