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009: OVO Newswire - Your weekend reading, right here

  • 17 January 2020
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009: OVO Newswire - Your weekend reading, right here
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Part 9 is from me this week, here’s the stories catching my eye! :eyes:

 

If you want more, check out our Newswire website and Instagram

 

Asda is offering refill stations at ‘sustainability store’ to cut down on plastic⁠

From May, the Asda store in Middleton will have a refill section of own-brand coffee, rice, and pasta, as well as Kellogg’s cereals.⁠

The store will also sell plastic-free flowers and loose vegetables free of plastic packaging, in further attempts to be more eco-conscious.⁠ Check out the full story here

 

Could this help you cross off another thing in your January Carbon Detox@ITGeek123

 

PepsiCo to use 100% renewable energy in US operations⁠
The company's US operations account for nearly half of its global electricity consumption.⁠
PepsiCo - which counts Pepsi, Gatorade and Tropicana among its brands - expects to see a 20% reduction in US greenhouse gas emissions relative to a 2015 baseline.⁠ Full story here

 

As you own solar panels, @Steve587, how do you feel about this? 

 

OVO announced today that SSE’s retail arm is joining the OVO family⁠

A combination of SSE’s scale and OVO’s technology capabilities will enable millions more customers to decarbonise their homes, while keeping their costs down and continue to receive a great service.⁠
Stephen Fitzpatrick, chief executive and founder of OVO, said: “Today is an exciting day. It marks the end of one chapter for OVO but, more importantly, the beginning of the next one together with the SSE Energy Services business."⁠ Read about our big news here.

 

@Barnabee, do you still feel the same way about this now as you did here

 

Electric cars: What is the future of the market?⁠

The car industry is bracing itself for 2020 to be a breakthrough year for pure electric cars, with the number of models in British showrooms set to more than double.⁠

It's also predicted the annual sales of zero-emission passenger cars will break through the 100,000 mark.⁠ Here’s more on this.

 

What would you like to see for EV’s in 2020, @Andras@Leo Moran@NoPoke@Gum168?

 

Australia fires will be 'normal' in warmer world⁠

UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a taste of what the world will experience as temperatures rise.⁠

Prof Richard Betts from the Met Office said we are "seeing a sign of what would be normal conditions under a future warming world of 3C" Read the article here.

 

Is your area affected by the fires, @smithclarkson01

 


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