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from leyiplastic at 18. September 2018 08:53 o`clock  ·  Comments: 0
The Savers family of thrift stores (Savers, Value Village, Village des Valeurs and Unique) announced the decision to phase out plastic bags from stores across the United States and Canada by the end of 2018. In place of the plastic punch bags, shoppers are encouraged to use reusable totes or paper bags at all stores.


Eliminating the purchase of plastic bags will keep millions of plastic bags out of landfills and oceans for years to come. This is in addition to the more than 700 million pounds of clothing and textiles Savers keeps out of North America's waste stream each year.

"For the last 60 years, the Savers family of thrift stores has been committed to reducing North America's clothing footprint by extending the life of garments," said Tony Shumpert, vice president of recycling and reuse at Savers, in a statement. "The decision to phase out garbage bags manufacturer from our stores was a natural next step in our...