Co-op announce Plan Bee

The Co-op in the UK has announced a number of initiatives to reduce their impact on the planet by:

– reducing greemhouse gas emissions from Co-op operations by 35% by 2017

– make operations ‘carbon neutral’ by 2012

– construct a new environmentally friendly head office setting ‘new standards in sustainable design, construction and operation’ in the UK

– ensure that the ‘vast majority’ of operational waste is diverted from landfill by 2013 – reducing food waste and packaging waste – and carrier bag use.

– reduce water use by 10% by 2012

– Move to ensure soya and palm oil supplies are sustainable – protecting forests

– Ensure fish sold is from sustainable sources

– Support bees with their Plan Bee campaign!

See more at http://www.co-operative.coop/join-the-revolution/

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