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Lidl launches reusable fruit and veg bags

Lidl shoppers can now buy reusable bags for fruit and veg if they don't want to put them in single-use plastic bags

8 August 2019

Aldi to run paper and compostable bag trial across all stores

Aldi will be launching a trial of paper and compostable carrier bags across its stores, after it stopped selling 5p plastic bags earlier this year

10 June 2019

Waitrose trials selling groceries without packaging

Waitrose has started a trial aimed at cutting down on packaging waste by allowing shoppers to bring their own containers

4 June 2019

Morrisons to double price of plastic bags to 20p – and offer paper bags too

Morrisons will next week double the price of a reusable plastic bag from 10p to 20p - and then start rolling out a new 20p paper bag to stores across the country

4 April 2019

Aldi scraps 5p plastic bags

Aldi has stopped selling 5p single-use plastic bags across its UK stores, which it says will remove 80 million plastic bags from circulation every year

8 February 2019

Morrisons trials 15p plastic bag charge

Morrisons is raising the price of a reusable plastic bag from 10p to 15p and introducing a 20p reusable paper bag, as part of an eight-week trial across eight stores

28 January 2019

Plastic bag charge could double to 10p and apply in ALL shops

The Government has announced plans to increase the minimum 5p charge for buying a plastic bag in England to 10p and extend it to all retailers, in a bid to cut plastic use

27 December 2018

Sainsbury's customers sent wrong 'double-up' vouchers

Some Sainsbury's customers have been sent the wrong Nectar 'double-up' vouchers that are worth a fraction of the amount they'd ordered – or haven't received any at all

9 November 2018

Waitrose to deliver groceries while you're out

Waitrose is trialling a service where delivery drivers will be able to put customers' shopping in their kitchens - while they are out

5 October 2018

Asda Price Guarantee to be scrapped... marking the end of 'wombling'

The scheme will close from 3 October

5 September 2018

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