Swedish supermarket chain ICA bans disposable plastic

Swedish supermarket chain ICA bans disposable plastic

We are very happy to read that the Swedish supermarket chain ICA, the second largest retail company in the Nordic countries, has adopted a new plastic strategy. This means that plastic disposables will be removed by 2020, and that all packaging will be reusable by 2022. By 2030, the packaging should be made of recycled plastic, or entirely fossil-free raw material. Kerstin Lindvall, Sustainability Director of the ICA Group states: "We both need to reduce the overall use of plastic and review what kind of plastic we use. It demands us as companies to be involved in development". The retailer also is...

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