Zalando and Finnish startup RePack are testing with reusable packaging in the Nordics. For a period of four weeks, 10.000 customers living in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will receive their orders in reusable shipping bags. This way, the German fashion platform aims to reduce packaging waste. As the environmental footprint and sustainability are increasingly more
European fashion marketplace Zalando collaborated with PostNord to open up to 50 private pick-up and drop-off points. The pilot is managed by Zalando’s Dutch partner, Homer. The pick-up and drop-off points will be located in residential areas in Aarhus and Copenhagen. Offering the new pick-up and drop-off points is meant to increase convenience for Zalando customers in Denmark.
Fashion retailer Mango introduced new production procedures for its SS19 jeans collection. The company has already succeeded in having 38% sustainable characteristics in their jeans collection and is launching its new committed collection this season. With this collection, the fashion retailer tries to increase its sustainable characteristics to 50%. Due to the new
Grocery retail industry leader ALDI stated in a press release that all ALDI U.S. product packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The grocery retailers operate more than 1800 stores in 35 states in the United States. More than 40 million customers each month buy from the retailer. The commitments ALDI U.S. are making is to help combat the global
Along with web shops and suppliers, the branch organisation Thuiswinkel.org has set a goal for itself to reduce the air in packages by 10% by 2022. The organisation has previously advocated omitting shipping where possible. These goals have since been established in the Packaging Delivery Sustainability Plan for 2019-2022. To be able to deliver products to the consumer