S & S News: The Week in Highlights 20.01.2019

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. 

It’s been a week of parliamentary crisis with the worst commons defeat in history, votes of no confidence and questionable driving antics from the Duke of Edinburgh. On the sustainability frontier, scientific data officially endorses what is now to be known as ‘the planetary diet’, and it is revealed the UK is doubling the number of incinerators to burn waste instead of recycling. Meanwhile, the Guardian benchmarks best practice in publishing as it becomes the first national newspaper to embrace biodegradable wrapping. Read on for the full collection of stories.

Scientists reveal benefits of the ‘planetary diet’ A bit of meat, a lot of veg – the flexitarian diet to feed 10bn via BBC


Guardian to be first national newspaper with biodegradable wrapping Via the Guardian


Marks & Spencer trials plastic-free products in bid to reduce single-use plastic via Evening Standard


This bike path in the Netherlands is made from plastic waste via World Economic Forum


Can a circular Fashion system save us all? Via Vogue Australia


To Fake or Not to Fake: the Responsible Sourcing Dilemma via Fashion Revolution


Nestlé accelerating action to tackle plastic waste via Nestlé https://www.nestle.com/media/pressreleases/allpressreleases/nestle-action-tackle-plastic-waste

Bangladesh police use tear gas, water cannons on protesting garment workers via Reuters


4 Ways the CFDA’s New Sustainability Report Will Change Your Fashion Week Conversations via Vogue


War on fatbergs: Can this 21st Century peril be blitzed? via BBC


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