Plastic Waste – Tesco Introduces Online Reusable Packaging Service

According to a July 15, 2020 News Release “… Tesco has teamed up with Loop to launch an online shopping service that delivers products only in reusable packaging … consumers in Britain may “… now order 150 products including sauces, yoghurts, soaps, cereals, moisturisers, chocolate and washing detergents in durable and fully reusable packaging …” - “… After use, customers simply place the empty containers into the tote bag in which the food arrived and go online to schedule a packaging pickup and second delivery. A deposit is paid on each piece of packaging and is fully refunded upon return. Loop professionally cleans all the packaging returned by customers and it is then refilled by the manufacturers. Refilled products in cleaned packaging are then delivered to customers homes ... The range will increase over time and next year we will introduce some of the products in reusable packaging into our own stores …” #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging #Tesco #TerraCycle #ReusablePackaging