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Boots cuts down on plastic prescription bags

Boots UK has begun phasing in compostable pharmacy bags for repeat prescription deliveries to cut back on plastic.

UK should be smoke-free by 2030, says PHE

A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.

 

Boots paper switch

Plastic to paper switch, unbleached brown paper carrier bags will be the standard in 53 stores across the UK, Boots announced.

NICE goes green on asthma inhalers

Metered dose inhalers, containing hydrofluorocarbons, have estimated carbon footprints of 500g CO2eq per dose, compared to 20g in dry powder inhalers

Greener pastures

NICE highlights that some inhalers have high carbon footprints and encourages the use of environmentally friendly versions.