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Sainsbury’s removes plastic bags for fruit and veg – and launches reusable bags trial

Sainsbury’s launched a trial at its Lincoln and Kidlington superstores yesterday (Monday July 22) which removes plastic produce bags for loose fruit and veg. Customers can bring their own containers into store – or purchase a reusable drawstring bag made from 100% recyclable materials for 30p. This is the supermarket …

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Waitrose extends ‘While You’re Away’ trial

Waitrose & Partners is extending the trial of its ‘While You’re Away’ service following a successful launch, expanding from 300 postcodes to 818, which are delivered by its fulfilment centre at Coulsdon in south London. The supermarket chain said that following positive feedback and regular use of the service from …

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Tesco trials removing plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco has removed a selection of plastic wrapped fruit and vegetable products from two of its stores. A total of 45 packaged foods have been taken out the Watford Extra and Swindon Extra stores including varieties of apples, mushrooms, peppers, onions, bananas and avocados. The supermarket chain said the move …

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Sainsbury’s launches till-free shopping

Sainsbury’s is trialling new scan, pay & go technology that will enable customers in one of its London convenience stores to pay for products in-store using their smartphone. Billed by the grocer as a UK supermarket first, the new technology gives shoppers the option to grab their groceries and skip …

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