Asda wipes out 74 tonnes of plastic waste with toilet roll design change

James Murray
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Asda wipes out 74 tonnes of plastic waste with toilet roll design change

Supermarket reveals switch to double length toilet rolls to slash plastic and cardboard waste

Asda yesterday announced it has become the first UK supermarket to change all its own brand toilet rolls to double length in a move that will remove 74 tonnes of plastic and save 760 tonnes of cardboard...

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