As part of our commitment to reducing plastic packaging we have a very special announcement to make.
For a limited time, you can find our reusable fruit & veg bags, which we've called 'Green Bags', in store from 8th August, at 69p for a pack of 2. Re-use these bags to store and carry your loose fruit and veg whenever you're shopping, whether that's with Lidl or your local market. They're durable, lightweight, and machine washable!
This initiative builds on our commitment to tackling plastic waste, and our other goals in this area include:
- Reduction in own brand plastic packaging by 20% by 2022
- Making sure 100% of our own-brand packaging is widely recyclable, reusable, refillable or renewable by 2025.
Since opening our first store in 1994, we've charged for plastic carrier bags and our move to remove all single-use carrier bags from sale in 2017 resulted in 26 million fewer plastic bags being sold annually.
We hope you're as excited as we are to see these goals come to fruition, and we'd love to hear from YOU! Are the Green Bags something you would consider using? What changes have you made to reduce single use plastic? Are there other environmentally friendly initiatives you would like to see us introduce? Let us know!