Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts

//Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts

Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts

Plastic manufacturers are putting “huge pressure” on UK supermarkets to abandon their efforts to eliminate plastic bags and food packaging from their stores, the managing director of the frozen food chain Iceland has told i.

“Big Plastic” is pushing retailers and brands to embrace recycled plastic – which environmentalists argue is fuelling the nation’s plastic pollution problem – and has employed lobbying groups to convince journalists of the pitfalls of using alternative materials, the supermarket’s boss Richard Walker revealed.

By |2019-09-30T12:08:03+00:00September 30th, 2019|News from the web|Comments Off on Iceland boss Richard Walker claims ‘Big Plastic’ is pressuring supermarkets to abandon their green efforts