Aldi to Trial Plastic-Free Veg at Its Stores in England

Aldi is extending a trial to eliminate the use of plastic packaging for some fresh vegetables at its stores in England. The supermarket started selling five loose fresh produce, including savoy cabbage, white and red cabbage, pointed cabbage and cauliflower, without plastic wrapping in Scotland earlier this year. It says …

Supermarkets Still Produce Thousands of Tonnes of Plastic Bags

Big supermarkets are producing billions of single-use plastic bags each year despite charges that are designed to reduce their use by the public. The UK’s 10 leading supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Co-op and Aldi, continue to put plastic bags into their shops three years after the introduction of …

Aldi Powers Up Solar Strategy with 96,000 Panel Pledge

Aldi is set to have installed 96,000 solar panels on its stores and regional distribution centres across the UK by the end of 2017, giving the discount retailer enough solar capacity to generate more than 17,500MWh of electricity a year. The retailer said earlier this week it plans to install …