Compacted plastic waste

Checking Out on Plastics II

The plastic packaging produced by supermarkets in the UK has risen to more than 900,000 tonnes a year – despite public commitments to cut down.

Today we release, with partner Greenpeace, the new report ‘Checking Out on Plastics II: Breakthroughs and backtracking from supermarkets’, revealing that seven of the top 10 supermarkets had increased the plastic packaging they use, also known as their ‘plastic footprint’.