Packaging

Tetrapak cartons

How green are tetrapak food cartons?

Emilie Filou
| 19th January 2010
They're becoming more and more common - wrapped around everything from milk to chickpeas. But just how environmentally friendly are composite cartons compared to the good, old-fashioned tin or jar?

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Bagged salads

Felicity Lawrence
| 1st September 2004
Fresh, convenient, versatile or overpriced leaves soaked in pesticides and produced by slave labour?

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Ready Meals

Joanna Blythman
| 1st September 2004
No European country is as reliant on supermarkets for its food shopping as Britain. It is no coincidence that the UK also has the worst eating habits in Europe.

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Special Report Supermarkets: UK Apple Market

Felicity Lawrence
| 1st September 2004
We were being given 20 to 21 pence a kilo, they were selling them in the stores at twice that, and we needed 32 pence to break even. The prices would change by the day, and then they’d take 60 to 90 days to pay you.

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McLabour Exposed

Solomon Hughes
| 1st March 2004
New Labour’s close ties to the fast-food industry are working against the interests of public health

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Bottled Water

The Ecologist
| 1st February 2003
Twice as expensive as petrol, three times the price of milk, and 10,000 times more expensive than tap water. Is it worth it, and what impact is it having on our environment?

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