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Bloomberg reports that Walmart “will offer reusable shopping totes at the checkout counters of all its U.S. stores for the first time as the world’s largest retailer starts to move away from the use of environmentally-unfriendly plastic bags.”

Each bag - there are 10 different designs - will cost 98 cents.

“The bags are part of a broader rollout of sustainable business initiatives” from Walmart, the story says, with the centerpiece being “Walmart’s 2017 pledge to remove a billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain by 2030, equivalent to taking 211 million passenger vehicles off the road for a year.”

Bloomberg notes that Walmart, for the time being, still will offer single use bags.
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