Iceland to axe plastic packs

FROZEN food specialist Iceland has committed to removing plastic packaging from all of its own-brand products by the end of 2023.

The multiple said it has started the process of removing plastic packaging from its range with a view to completing the transition in under five years.

MD Richard Walker said of the decision: “The world has woken up to the scourge of plastics.

“The onus is on retailers, as leading contributors to plastic packaging pollution and waste, to take a stand and deliver meaningful change.”