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M&S tackles clothes in landfill, plus failing NHS care

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 26 April 2012

M&S tackles textiles ending up in landfill. We hear from boss Marc Bolland about the latest stage of their environmental Plan A.
As part of our continuing diabetes series, one of the NHS's most senior diabetes doctors tells us about the failure of patient care. We also find out about the latest research and treatment into the condition.
The Information Commission says 2/3 of people passing on computers leave themselves open to fraud - so how do you clear your hard drive properly?
We hear how zoos across Europe are flouting conservation rules according to an investigation by the Born Free Foundation.
Plus the business forced to remove Olympic rings from its windows - how can you make sure you don't fall foul of the strict Olympic guidelines?
Presented by Winifred Robinson.
Produced by Rebecca Moore.


8 items
  • Shwopping

    M and S tries to cut down on the 10,000 clothes ending up in landfill every 5 minutes

  • Diabetes part 1

    One of the NHS' clinical leads on diabetes claims treatment of the condition amounts to a national scandal

  • Hard Drive Identity Fraud

    Leaving personal details on an old computer hard drive makes you a ‘soft touch' for 'online' frausters says the Information Commissioner. He tells us how to permanently delete sensitive information.

  • Marc Bolland on Shwopping

    Winnifred talks to Marc Bolland about the new campaign to keep clothes out of landfill.

  • Zoo Welfare

    An EU report has criticised zoos in Europe and UK for failing to live up the their conservation and research obligations.

  • Diabetes Part 2

    Where next for Diabetes Research? Professors Stephen Gough and Mark Peakman discuss with Karen Addington, chair of JDRF

  • Shwopping Part 2

    Melanie Abbott reports from The Old Truman Brewery on M and S campaign to keep clothes out of landfill.

  • Olympic Rings

    Businesses putting up impromptu Olympic rings are being asked to remove them to avoid infringing commercial rights. So what can you do?

  • Marc Bolland and Joanna Lumley launch Shwopping

    Marc Bolland and Joanna Lumley launch Shwopping

    M&S CEO Marc Bolland and Joanna Lumley at The Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, London for the launch of new campaign 'Shwopping'.

  • The JDRF outside parliament

    The JDRF outside parliament

    Children with type 1 diabetes gather outside parliament on 25th April to lobby for more research funding into the disease.



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