Marks & Spencer launches beauty packaging takeback scheme in stores

Marks & Spencer in-store beauty recycling bin behind customer holding a phone showing offers

Marks & Spencer has unveiled a beauty packaging return scheme to cut waste and boost recycling as part of its sustainability programme.

The retailer is introducing takeback boxes in 40 branches, including London’s Marble Arch and Glasgow’s Argyle Street, and expects to collect about two tonnes of used packaging in the first year of operation.

Shoppers can drop off packaging from any retailer, not just that from M&S.

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