Ocado pilot aims to tackle UK's mountain of old staff uniforms

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Retailer to send old uniforms to a working prison for repurposing in an effort to cut landfill waste

Online supermarket Ocado has announced a new program to recycle old staff uniforms into designer clothes and bags, as part of a newly launched partnership with environmental social enterprise Hubbub...

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