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  • The film awards season reaches its grand finale for 2019 on Sunday in the form of the Oscars. But for those wanting an alternative to "Black Panther," and "A Star Is Born", edie has created a - by no means official - round-up of the best climate-related films and documentaries.
  • The Can Makers will now become The Can Makers Committee within MPMA

    London, 19 February 2019:  Today the Can Makers announce their merger with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA). The UK industry trade body for beverage cans will continue to represent metal beverage packaging manufacturers within the Association.

  • Two years on from the launch of its global campaign to educate and inspire the public and businesses to phase-out single-use plastics, Sky's head of Sky Ocean Rescue Fiona Ball sits down with edie to discuss the transformational impacts the project has had both inside and outside of the company.
  • High-speed rail service Eurostar will phase-out plastic water bottles from its business lounges during 2019, in a move that will reduce the organisation's plastics footprint by more than 100,000 bottles annually.
  • Costa Coffee began sending their waste coffee grounds to bio-bean in June 2016, and bio-bean now collects 3000 tonnes of waste coffee grounds a year from over 800 Costa sites across the country.
  • Ikea, Landsec, Heathrow Airport and PepsiCo were among the big winners of edie's 2019 Sustainability Leaders Awards, announced at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday evening (6 February).
  • Amid new scientific studies outlining the climate impact of farming and increasing consumer demand for plant-based foods, land use for food production will face "unprecedented" scrutiny in 2019, Marks & Spencer's (M&S) director of sustainable business Mike Barry has claimed.
  • During a plastic-themed webinar late last week, representatives from Sky, Cranswick, Aquafil and A Plastic Planet gave their advice for professionals looking to eliminate single-use plastics from their organisations. Here, edie rounds up their key takeaways.
  • The Modern Slavery Act (MSA) served to highlight issues of human rights abuses and human trafficking when it was written into UK law three years ago. But with half of UK businesses still pre-compliance with the Act, edie explores the impact it has had on sustainable business practices to date.
  • As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

  • With Google announcing a new £19m fund for businesses using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address environmental and social issues, edie looks at nine projects that have already delivered notable benefits for business.
  • GO Outdoors, the UKs largest outdoor store, has contracted the installation of EcoCooling evaporative cooling equipment in another 9 of its stores. Working with installer Celsius Design, the contract was awarded based on the success of existing ECP equipment in 13 sites across the UK. 

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