Reducing Plastic – Retailing Best Practice

Report Key Facts

  • The need to reduce plastic is one of the biggest challenges to face the population for a generation (alongside COVID)
  • Our report offers over 100 ideas to aid the effort to reduce plastic.
  • The very best examples from around the world, with real life examples from the shop floor.


Asda Middleton - Plastic Reduction

Waitrose Unwrapped - Oxford

Tesco Bar Hill - Store Report

Our best practice documents focus on a specific area of retail and feature the very best examples of execution that we have seen from our countless store visits around the world.

In this document - we focus on the growing area of plastic reduction and sustainability, looking the various ways that retailers and suppliers have both reduced plastic, and then how they've communicated the change to the customer.

Is it a major change? Does it require the customer to do anything, materially different? Or is it something that could be adopted by every single retailer and reduce the amount of plastic being used across the world?

Our document features over 100 examples of such activity, buy today and see what you can adopt and implement in to your business.


Number of pages: 120

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  • Introduction
  • Reducing Plastic - a hugely important topic
  • How can retailers reduce plastic?
  • Our "top 10"
  • Over 100 examples of plastic reduction from around the world.

Your integrity and honesty was deeply appreciated by me and the entire Tesco team.

Dave Lewis, former CEO of Tesco

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