Hershey said it has mapped 99.25% of its palm oil supply chain to the mills. Pic: Tristantan

Palm oil

Greenpeace says Ferrero and Hershey fail to name palm oil producers

By Douglas Yu

US environmental group Greenpeace said Hershey and Ferrero are among the large companies that refused to reveal their palm oil producers – making it difficult to track whether these companies have forest destroyers in their supply chains.

Is chewing gum a 'single-use plastic'? ©GettyImages/mettus

UK plastics review may consider chewing gum tax

By Oliver Nieburg

The UK government is exploring the environmental impact of ‘single-use plastics’ and potentially considering taxes, but is yet to determine if chewing gum will be included.