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Dobbies now offer a free plastic pot and tray return service

Dobbies Garden Centres have introduced a new free plastic plant pot and tray return service. The UK’s leading garden centre is guiding the way by encouraging customers to drop off any old plastic plant pots and trays and they will ensure that they don’t end up in landfill. After a quick wash customers can take all shapes, sizes and colours of pot or tray, as long as they’re plastic and not polystyrene – and then they can be dropped off at the allocated return point based in each Dobbies centre.


Marcus Eyles, Horticultural Director at Dobbies says ‘Our ethos goes beyond providing the best garden products, service and advice. We make it our number one priority to be responsible and care for our environment. Our pot and tray return service is a huge step in the right direction on reducing the environmental impact and a sustainable approach for the future.’


See our pictures from Dobbies Peterborough last week below, including their "Inspired by Downton Abbey" displays

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