Asda to rollout refill zones to more stores

Asda Reuse Zone

Asda is rolling out its refill proposition to four more stores by the end of the year as the next step on its journey to help customers reduce, reuse or recycle their supermarket packaging.

New OPRL refill labels offer consumer reassurance on reusable packaging

cereal grains in a sack

With brands and retailers increasingly offering refillable packaging as alternatives to single use models, OPRL, the resource efficiency labelling not-for-profit, is launching a new labelling range to support consumers in adopting new behaviours. The new labels make clear which refill system applies and where and how the packaging should be refilled. OPRL’s underpinning Rules will […]

ALDI to reduce waste plastic through new loose product trials

Aldi employee helping customer take shopping to their car

Aldi has launched a trial selling its first packaging-free products to help customers shop more sustainably. The trial is available at one store in Ulverston, Cumbria, but if successful, Aldi will look to develop its refillable options in other stores in the future. Four household staples – basmati rice, brown rice, penne pasta and wholewheat […]

Tesco To Launch UK’s Biggest Network Of Recycling Points For Soft Plastic

Tesco Soft Plastics Recycling Point

Tesco has begun rolling out soft plastic recycling points to 171 stores in the South West of England and Wales with plans to roll out to all large stores nationwide. This will be the first time that the UK has had a network of collection points of this size dedicated to the collection of soft […]

Asda Trials Vegan Butcher Concept As Plant-based Eating Grows In Popularity

asda vegan butcher concept

ASDA has recently announced a partnership with vegan concept creator, Kbox Global, to trial a supermarket vegan butcher counter named ‘Veelicious’. Situated at the supermarket’s Watford store, the counter will open in early 2021 on a six-month trial period to coincide with this year’s Veganuary. The service will offer a consistent vegan offering including ‘facon’, […]