Tesco to scrap 1bn pieces of plastic by end of 2020

Tesco plastic waste Dave Lewis

Tesco has revealed plans to remove one billion pieces of plastic from products in its UK stores by the end of 2020.

The Big 4 leader is scrapping plastic trays from ready meals, secondary lids on products such as cream and yogurts, straws from drink cartons, forks from snack pots, and small plastic bags used to carry loose fruit and vegetables.

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