Tesco to offer single-use carry bags made from its own plastic waste


UK supermarket and retail giant Tesco is breathing life into its own plastic waste by turning it into single-use carrier bags, made from 100% recycled low-density polyethylene (LDPE), in collaboration with German packaging producer Papier-Mettler.

Tesco is partnering up with Eurokey Recycling Ltd., both members of RECOUP (RECycling Of Used Plastics Limited), to see that the carrier bags are made of post-consumer recycled material, produced using back of store pallet and multi-pack wrapping, thus closing the material loop.
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