Waitrose is to replace black ready-meal trays with recycled alternatives.
The supermarket expects the decision will remove 500 tons of plastic from the waste system every year.
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Black trays, which are also used to package fruit and vegetables, are difficult to recycle because the laser sorting systems at rubbish collection depots cannot pick them out. As a result, most go to landfill.
They will be replaced by multi-coloured trays that are made from recycled bottles and can be recycled again after...