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Walmart Cutting Plastic Bags

Walmart now has three stores where it no longer uses plastic bags, they are expanding to 52 stores soon and expect to have this be the status quo by 2013!  I have been saying for a while now that I thought this would happen and Walmart or Target would lead the way.

This serves several functions:

  • reduce plastic waste
  • reduce cost
  • develops a new revenue stream
  • builds good will

To say Walmart is doing this because they are green is inncorrect, but to chastise them for trying to turn a profit by selling the bags is also.  I for one am glad to see this.

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