Recycling / Supermarkets

New Tesco recycling scheme to accept bread bags & more

October 1, 2019

UK supermarkets are said to generate around 800,000 tonnes of plastic packaging every year.

Tesco has introduced an in-store recycling scheme allowing shoppers to drop off “soft plastics”, which are not typically accepted by councils.

Customers can dispose of everything from plastic bread bags to pet food pouches in 10 Tesco branches in a trial that could be rolled out nationwide if successful.

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