02 October 2018
FareShare is the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste. They redistribute surplus food to frontline charities and community groups that support vulnerable people. We are proud to have partnered with FareShare and invested in the…
28 September 2018
The Asda Fight Hunger Create Change campaign has enabled food charity FareShare to open a huge new warehouse near Leicester which will transform the way they provide food to people in need across the East Midlands.   Debbie Kenney, community…
28 September 2018
Shoppers can now scan Asda milk bottles to find out how to correctly recycle them With reducing plastic waste high on shoppers’ agendas, supermarket Asda and farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla have joined forces on a new augmented-reality app to…
28 September 2018
Asda CEO Roger Burnley writes on our decision to be the first major supermarket to announce its annual plastic footprint   Earlier this year Asda became one of the first supermarkets to make a firm commitment to how we would reduce the amount…
25 September 2018
Our Senior Manager for Zero Waste, Karen Todd, writes about our latest step to reduce food waste   One of our company mottos at Asda is ‘We hate waste of any kind’, and that principle has guided the way we’ve worked to reduce food waste over…
20 September 2018
Asda has announced its latest move on plastic reduction, as it becomes the first supermarket to commit to the removal of avoidable plastic from its greetings card range.   The decision is expected to save over 50 million individual cellophane…
28 August 2018
Asda are delighted to celebrate Princes for graduating to full member status of the Ethical Trading Initiative. The attachment below highlights their fantastic progress.     Princes Full Member of ETI     Jo Scott, our Senior…
15 August 2018
Nikki Dixon, Senior Manager for Plastic Reduction, writes about why we’re taking plastic off the popular British veg.   ​   Since we launched our Plastic Unwrapped strategy in February, we’ve been on a journey to remove avoidable plastic…
06 August 2018
The Asda Foundation has today announced the first wave of charitable grants from its Healthy Holiday Fund, with a total of £200,000 available to good causes across the UK.   The grants - up to £1000 each - are part of a new fund set up by the…
04 August 2018
A big well done to all our customers and colleagues who've been taking part in this summer of Pride.  We lit up our Home Office in Leeds city centre to show our support for this weekend’s Pride events in Brighton, Belfast and Leeds. Read our blog…