Angry shoppers vow never to use ‘Tesco online shopping again’ after ‘crazy’ ban introduced

Angry shoppers vow never to use ‘Tesco online shopping again’ after ‘crazy’ ban introduced

Tesco shoppers have taken to social media to hit out on the grocery store large’s newest ban on plastic packaging which can affect deliveries.

In a bid to cut back plastic waste, the retailer has pledged to ditch plastic baggage and tray liners for online deliveries.

The adjustments will come into drive on April 19 and have an effect on click-and-collect orders, however some shoppers aren’t comfortable concerning the eco-friendly initiative.

Posting on social media, Tesco mentioned: “Take on the problem this Easter and share your success utilizing #NoTimeForWasteChallenge.

“We’ve teamed up with the environmental charity Hubbub to problem you to cut back your meals waste at dwelling. Check out our suggestions, tackle the problem and share your success utilizing #NoTimeForWasteChallenge.”

However, many purchasers have criticised the ban by way of social media.

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One particular person mentioned: “Do you realise how a lot more durable you make it for the aged and disabled to have a meals supply? And the trays are normally soiled. The liners have been dangerous sufficient.”

“Tesco, as a substitute of #everylittlehelps, please #givealittlehelp by restoring baggage or tray liners to prospects scuffling with bodily and psychological well being disabilities. Don’t make a necessary meals store one thing individuals dread. Life could be exhausting sufficient,” wrote anyone else.

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A disillusioned disabled buyer wrote: “Well, that is me not utilizing Tesco online shopping once more. No tray liners or service baggage in future.

“I’m disabled, drivers will not assist ‘due to covid luv’. I can not carry crates and tip them out, I can not empty into baggage and empty out once more with out rising ache and fatigue.”

Another wrote: “We have our weekly store delivered by Tesco each Thursday and it comes packed in tray liners which may then be positioned within the recycle bin.

“As pensioners who depend on Tesco for our full weekly store, we’re actually frightened following an e mail acquired at the moment advising us Tray liners are being withdrawn in April 2021.”

Another shopper tweeted: “I do a big online store from Tesco every week and spend round £100.00 per week on common – typically much less and typically extra. I’m now considering of ditching Tesco because the considered all my shopping sitting unfastened within the plastic trays fills me with dread.”

Confirming the information in a message to shoppers final week, Tesco wrote: “From April 19, we’re eradicating tray liners and non-essential plastic baggage from all online orders.

“If you place your order earlier than April 19 for supply after that date, you’ll nonetheless obtain tray liners if you happen to’ve requested for them.”

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