In pictures: Waitrose pilots packaging-free concept store

Waitrose Botley Road 2

Waitrose & Partners is piloting a new environmentally friendly concept store that will offer customers refillable options on items such as rice, alcohol and cleaning materials.

Waitrose is piloting a new environmentally friendly concept store that will offer customers refillable options on items such as rice, alcohol and cleaning materials.

The upmarket grocer said the move could save “thousands of tonnes” of packaging and plastic.

Waitrose is testing what it dubbed the “unique plan” for the future of grocery shopping at its Botley Road store in Oxford.

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