Morrisons buys stake in Fife recycling plant in bid to hit plastic goals

Cecilia Keating
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Facility will recycle soft plastics, like crisp packets and chocolate wrappers | Credit: Morrisons
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Facility will recycle soft plastics, like crisp packets and chocolate wrappers | Credit: Morrisons

Investment will allow supermarket chain to meet its aim of recycling as much plastic as it puts out to market by 2025, according to update

Morrisons is claiming to be the first UK supermarket to take ownership of its recycling operations, after purchasing a significant stake in a new site in Fife, Scotland which aims to process 'hard-to-recycle'...

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