Sainsbury’s, which was recently targeted by environmental campaigners, has announced several measures to tackle plastic waste.

The retailer will introduce a trial scheme for customers to ‘pre-cycle’ by providing an area for customers to remove unwanted primary and secondary packaging in store and leave it for recycling. This means that food remains protected through the supply chain, but offers the customer the option to recycle before they take the item home.

Sainsbury’s also said it will stop using dark coloured plastics (which are difficult to recycle) across fresh foods by the end of 2019 and entirely by March 2020.

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Sainsbury’s trials ‘pre-cycle’ scheme among plastic reduction plans

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