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Sainsburys now joined the club and have stopped plastic bags for online shops

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Gone Off!
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Gone Off!
Sainsburys have joined Asda and Tesco by not offering plastic bags for home deliveries now.

I have bought a garden trolley so I just put all my shopping in it and then offload from there but could be of interest to some who use Sainsburys for their weekly shops.

The tesco drivers are really not happy about how long deliveries take now and how they keep getting told off for being late so I assume Sainsburys drivers will join the club now.

Email just Received:

As part of our aim to reduce plastic waste, we're removing plastic bags from online grocery deliveries. The initiative is part of our overarching aim to reduce our environmental footprint.
Please note that some items such as raw meat and fish will still be bagged for food safety reasons.
Our drivers will be happy to carry your shopping into your kitchen if you wish, and it's safe for them to do so.
Or, have your bags for life ready by your front door so either you or your driver can easily transfer your groceries.
Did you know when you shop in-store you can bring your own containers to our fresh food counters and refill your water bottles in our cafes.
Thank you for helping us reduce our plastic usage.
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  • BacmanBacman Forumite
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    When I have had online orders from supermarkets, which isn't often, I always said "no bags" as I take all the items from the delivery guys at our doorstep. This means they don't come in, don't bring in their muddy shoes also of course, no bags.
  • I agree with them trying to remove unnecessary bags but after seeing Watchdog last week and the state of some of those plastic crates that the food gets delivered in :shocked: They really need to sort it out.
  • PetulaPetula Forumite
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    @sarah1972 - Was there a date in the email as to when this would be taking place, please? I’ve looked on the website but found nothing.
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    Petula wrote: »
    @sarah1972 - Was there a date in the email as to when this would be taking place, please? I’ve looked on the website but found nothing.

    I git the email on the 24th of September but it didn't state from when so I assume its immediate?

    Exact email here:

    It's part of our pledge to reduce plastic waste

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    Sainsbury's

    Hi Sarah,
    As part of our aim to reduce plastic waste, we're removing plastic bags from online grocery deliveries. The initiative is part of our overarching aim to reduce our environmental footprint.
    Please note that some items such as raw meat and fish will still be bagged for food safety reasons.
    Our drivers will be happy to carry your shopping into your kitchen if you wish, and it's safe for them to do so.
    Or, have your bags for life ready by your front door so either you or your driver can easily transfer your groceries.
    Did you know when you shop in-store you can bring your own containers to our fresh food counters and refill your water bottles in our cafes.
    Thank you for helping us reduce our plastic usage.
    Sainsbury's


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