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Started by bossab2 on Apr 7, 2021 9:13:57 PM
Tesco to start delivering piles of loose food on doorsteps
Verdigris - 07 Apr 2021 21:14:53 (#1 of 36)

10 Club Card points

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2021 21:17:29 (#2 of 36)

I shall be handing the delivery boy my bag collection.

And he can pack it ( with my door shut to keep the heat in)

Zugunruhe1 - 07 Apr 2021 21:51:53 (#3 of 36)

If you’re vulnerable, disabled or elderly, your driver can still bring your shopping inside,

Aye, I'm sure the vulnerable, disabled and elderly will welcome these delivery drivers into their own homes with open arms. I mean, it's not like we're in the middle of a pandemic or anything.

WibbleAgain - 07 Apr 2021 22:34:17 (#4 of 36)

What nonsense. Supermarkets have been delivering grocery without bags for a while before the pandemic.

The pandemic made them swing back and forth a few times. During the strictest lockdown the grocery came with bags and when it eased, it was without bags again. Meat/poultry/fish always come in bags.

monkeymadchick - 07 Apr 2021 22:44:50 (#5 of 36)

I have it delivered without bags. Never been an issue. I of course do not live in a mansion where the delivery entrance is miles and miles away from where the food will be. It comes to the front door I move it, at my own pace, to the kitchen and then the “pallet” gets moved away till I do the next one. I have maybe four, five pallets to unload. It takes a maximum of 5 minutes and I am over estimating there. I chat to the delivery driver as I unload. Get fab gossip about other people and little snippets about how it’s been for them as, essentially, front line workers during the lockdown. There is no problem.

widenation - 07 Apr 2021 23:07:23 (#6 of 36)

Had a delivery sans bags last night. No problem at all - thankful that I didn't get a load more unnecessary bags to deal with.

WibbleAgain - 07 Apr 2021 23:22:20 (#7 of 36)

It's a huge relief to me.

Plastic bags aren't accepted for our recyle bins and I'm not going anywhere to deliver them somewhere they are accepted. During strict lockdown the delivery drivers aren't allowed to accept them either. They've started delivering bagless again and they accepted a huge bundle of bags for recycling, which was a great help.

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2021 23:31:44 (#8 of 36)

I had to load it all into bags on my doorstep.

More bending than picking it in the shop and putting it in a trolley.

Not happy.

WibbleAgain - 07 Apr 2021 23:35:18 (#9 of 36)

I load it all into bags on my doorstep. Takes less than 5 minutes. I don't have a problem with it.

Shadrack22 - 07 Apr 2021 23:37:57 (#10 of 36)

Also it means you don’t accumulate loads of unnecessary carrier bags.

SatelliteOne - 07 Apr 2021 23:37:59 (#11 of 36)

"I am now thinking of ditching Tesco as the thought of all my shopping sitting loose in the plastic trays fills me with dread."

I wonder how people cope. It must be worse than the Blitz.

pussywillow - 08 Apr 2021 00:37:52 (#12 of 36)


But surely more convenient for you than visiting a supermarket? I find most delivery drivers understand that bending down to pick up your purchases on your doorstep can be difficult whatever your circumstances so they turn the first crate upside down and put the second or more on top. If they don't, just ask. I use a box to unload my stuff into which I can drag into the kitchen. Takes minutes as was said upthread.

popstar7 - 08 Apr 2021 00:44:17 (#13 of 36)

I shall be handing the delivery boy my bag collection.

He'll be an adult male, not a 'delivery boy', you miserable, joyless cunt.

WibbleAgain - 08 Apr 2021 00:44:46 (#14 of 36)

Or they're happy to put the boxes inside your front door, if you ask them.

pussywillow - 08 Apr 2021 00:45:42 (#15 of 36)

That too!

Tenesmus - 08 Apr 2021 01:23:01 (#16 of 36)

I'll be doing click and collect on Friday. The boot is already full of bags. Might put crates in though.

bossab2 - 08 Apr 2021 08:30:17 (#17 of 36)

I actually quite like wandering around the supermarket.

Tenesmus - 08 Apr 2021 08:31:41 (#18 of 36)

You just don't know who you'd meet though.

bossab2 - 08 Apr 2021 08:32:31 (#19 of 36)

The same applies to hospital visits though.

thePiMan - 08 Apr 2021 08:33:57 (#20 of 36)

Another shopper tweeted: "I do a large online shop from Tesco each week and spend around £100.00 per week on average - sometimes less and sometimes more.

Yes, dear shopper, thank you for mansplaining averages.

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