Ocado pays 5p per plastic bag returned by customers

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Plastic bags from other chains will also be collected, but customers will only be refunded for Ocado bags returned.

The employed bags are sent to a recycling plant exactly where they turned into are pellets employed to make new bags.  

The go arrives as Ocado carries on to benefit from virus-induced “stay at household” orders. 

Past month it noted that overall sales soared by a 3rd to £2.3bn for the 12 months to November. The small business posted pre-tax losses of £44m, down from £215m previous 12 months.

This strong retail efficiency was offset by greater investment in its robotic warehouse technology small business, as very well as shelling out on choosing far more team and retooling its site to cope with the surge in demand from customers.

Ocado shares fell one.7pc to £21.01 in afternoon trading, valuing the business at £15.7bn.

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