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Aldi is set to introduce a set of initiatives that aim to reduce the number of plastic bags sold in its stores.

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The German discounter Aldi has opened a new £64 million distribution centre in Sawley, Derbyshire. Spanning over 600,000 sq ft According to Aldi, the new site, which is located close to where the borders of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire meet, is due to serve 80 stores across the East Midlands. It is expected also that the new distribution centre, Aldi’s 11th in the UK, will...
Aldi Ireland has announced it will be running its 'Grow with Aldi' supplier development programme for the third year in a row, in 2020. So far, the retailer has invested €1.5m in this initiative over three years, in association with Bord Bia. We look at what this means for Irish suppliers in more detail. Source: Aldi Ireland What? The 'Grow with Aldi' programme is a competition for ...
Aldi is due to trial reusable drawstring bags for loose fruit and vegetables, in a bid to cut single-use plastics. Trial taking place in Scotland, the Midlands and the North of England Shoppers across more than 250 stores will have the option to buy the reusable bags for 25p each. The new bags will replace the free plastic bags that shoppers usually use to put fruit and vegetables into. ...

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