Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain

Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today ( 08 Aug 2017 ) announced that from 28 August single use carrier bags will be replaced by a new ‘Bag for Life’ made […]

Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative expanded to new monthly format

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands more community groups will bag a cash boost from Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative after the supermarket announced plans to invite customers to vote for their favourite community projects every month. Previously the awards programme ran every nine months, but from 1 December Tesco customers will […]

Tesco customers saved over 1.5 billion carrier bags in England since Government bag charge introduction

Tesco customers saved over 1.5 billion carrier bags in England since Government bag charge introduction   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has revealed over 1.5 billion single-use carrier bags have been saved by Tesco customers in England since the introduction of the Government bag charge a year ago. The figures represent an […]

Tesco: people across UK can apply for grants or nominate projects to benefit from bag charge cash

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-10-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The money raised from the government’s 5p bag charge in England will be used by Tesco to pay for a large number of local environmental improvement projects and from today, people right across the UK will be able to apply for grants or nominate online the local projects […]

Tesco anticipates plastic carrier bag use in England to drop by nearly 70% as a result of the 5p carrier bag charge

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From October 5th, customers at all large UK shops will be charged 5p for each single-use carrier bag they use during their shopping trip as part of a new Government scheme. Based on statistics from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – where a bag charge already exists – […]