Aldi ditches black plastic trays in bid to boost recycling rates

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Aldi's asparagus tips is one product range to switch to clear plastic | Credit: Aldi
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Aldi's asparagus tips is one product range to switch to clear plastic | Credit: Aldi

Budget supermarket will use clear plastic trays for fruit and vegetables from this month, which can be more easily recycled than black counterparts

Aldi is phasing out hard-to-recycle black plastic trays from its fruit and vegetables ranges, as part of its promise to ensure all its packaging is recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. Announcing...

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