Aldi looks to net avoidable plastic waste with new reusable bags

The trial will launch across more than 250 stores in Scotland, the North of England and the Midlands from the end of November

Aldi sees oppor-tuna-ty in canning plastic packaging

The supermarket will sell four packs of Tuna Chunks in Brine with a cardboard sleeve instead

Aldi kicks plastic waste in the rump with cardboard steak packets

The supermarket is trialling more environmentally-friendly meat packaging in a move it claims could cut more than 240 tonnes of plastic each year

Aldi wipes plastic packaging off its toilet paper shelves

The supermarket chain says swapping plastic packaging on loo roll with paper could save 935 tonnes of plastic across the UK each year, if adopted on a national basis

Aldi to trial plastic-free veg at its stores in England

It follows a ‘very positive reception’ during its trials in Scotland

Aldi to trial new carrier bags to save 1,300 tonnes of plastic a year

The most popular option will be rolled out across the UK at the end of the trial and offered alongside Aldi’s other reusable bags

Aldi UK & Ireland achieves carbon neutrality

The supermarket expects to offset the equivalent of 160,000 tonnes of emissions this year

Aldi wants a pizza the action on sustainability

The supermarket has committed to introducing 100% recyclable pizza discs in an effort to reduce plastic waste

Aldi to use recyclable plastic trays for fresh fruits and veg

The move is expected to help save around 256 tonnes of plastic a year

Aldi pledges to become carbon neutral by 2019

It has installed solar panels and energy efficient technologies across some of its stores