Plastic bag use at Tesco stores decreased by 78% since the introduction of the Government’s 5p plastic bag charge

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The number of single-use bags used by customers at Tesco stores in England has been slashed by an incredible 78% in a month since the introduction of the Government’s 5p plastic bag charge, according to figures released by Tesco. Customers shopping on Tesco.com have also dramatically reduced the […]

Tesco: one million UK children have now been involved in the Eat Happy Project

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced that one million UK children have now been involved in the Eat Happy Project, the retailer’s long-term commitment to help children gain the knowledge and skills they need to have a happy, healthy relationship with food. The milestone comes just 18 months into the […]

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 – […]

Tesco customers donated more than 3.6 million meals during the sixth Neighbourhood Food Collection this summer

Over 3.6 million meals donated during recent Neighbourhood Food Collection in partnership with FareShare and The Trussell Trust Significant rise in number of donations from in-store permanent collection points from January to July 2015 More than 27.5 million meals have been provided to people in need since Neighbourhood Food Collection began CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-10 — […]