Ocado pays 5p per plastic bag returned by customers

Plastic luggage from other chains will also be collected, but prospects will only be refunded for Ocado luggage returned.

The used luggage are despatched to a recycling plant in which they turned into are pellets used to make new luggage.  

The transfer comes as Ocado carries on to gain from virus-induced “keep at dwelling” orders. 

Previous month it described that complete sales soared by a third to £2.3bn for the year to November. The enterprise posted pre-tax losses of £44m, down from £215m final year.

This strong retail general performance was offset by elevated investment decision in its robot warehouse technological innovation enterprise, as very well as spending on choosing a lot more team and retooling its web site to cope with the surge in demand from customers.

Ocado shares fell 1.7pc to £21.01 in afternoon buying and selling, valuing the enterprise at £15.7bn.