Marks & Spencer Goes Green
British grocery and apparel retailer Marks & Spencer plan to spend £200m to become “carbon neutral” by 2012. They have a 100-point action plan to get to this stage and the Independent suggests that the commitment would be the equivalent of taking 100,000 cars off the road. They say:
M&S also aims to stop sending waste to landfill sites by that date, increase the amount of food sourced locally and regionally, increase the use of recycled materials and end the need for consumers to throw away any of its products or packaging.