Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen and Pod Point, has now provided its ,th free top-up charge for electric cars as it installs free charging points at supermarkets around the UK. Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen and Pod Point, is installing free charging points at supermarkets around the UK as part of its commitment to improving electric car charging infrastructure. The partnership has now provided its ,th free top-up - and during this period three million kWh of free, carbon neutral electricity has been given out. Based on the average new petrol or diesel car sold in the UK, the scheme has reduced carbon emissions by approximately 2, tonnes - the same as more than 2, acres of forest will manage in a year. The announcement was welcomed by Transport Secretary and EV owner Grant Shapps, who said: "As we accelerate towards a cleaner and greener transport future, it's great to see one of Britain's most iconic household names leading the way with electric vehicle chargepoints.
The ban is coming into place in Tesco stores across the UK. Sign up for our What's On newsletter - for all the latest whether you're staying in or heading out and about. In a bid to cut down on plastic waste, the retail giant has made a pledge to ditch plastic bags and tray liners for online deliveries - a move which the supermarket said would begin this month. But some shoppers hit out at the ban in response to the post, according to Birmingham Live. One person said: "Do you realise how much harder you're making it for the elderly and disabled to have a food delivery?
Tesco introduces new ban dubbed 'crazy' by supermarket shoppers
The supermarket has issued a message that will affect all online shoppers. Don't miss a thing by getting the latest from the Manchester Evening News sent direct to your inbox. Supermarket giant Tesco has issued an important message to all shoppers who use its online shopping tool.
Tesco shoppers say they are filled with 'dread' by the thought of their food being delivered loose in plastic trays as part of the supermarket giant's bid to cut down its plastic consumption. Tesco has been slammed after announcing it will ban non-essential plastic bags and tray liners for online deliveries. The supermarket giant said the changes will come into force on April 19 - and will also affect click-and-collect orders. However, shoppers say they are filled with 'dread' by the thought of their food being delivered loose in plastic trays, Birmingham Live reports.