Asda scraps plastic bags for online shopping


Asda has announced that from 31 July the home delivery click & collect service are to scrap plastic bags for online shopping.

Asda said that this will remove some 85m plastic bags out of production each year and save more than 500 tonnes of plastic.

Simon Gregg, Asda vice president for online grocery said, “We’re working hard to reduce avoidable plastic wherever we can, because helping to reduce its impact on the environment matters to us, and we know it matters to our customers too.

“This is a simple change but will have a significant impact on the amount of plastic we use as a business.”