Asda strips 6 million swedes naked to ditch plastic

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Asda is removing the plastic wrapping from its swedes – almost 6 million a year – to reduce plastic packaging waste.

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The supermarket says removing the wraps could reduce plastic waste by 14 tonnes each year without affecting the shelf-life of the earthy root vegetable.

Asda says it's also committed to making all of its packaging 100 per cent recyclable by 2025.

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