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Seattle Bans Plastic Bags

More U.S. cities go green and ban the use of plastic bags in retail outlets. The ban on plastic bags continues as Seattle bans single-use plastic shopping bags at all businesses in the city, according to an Examiner report. The ban went into effect on Sunday, as was approved by the Seattle City Council in December.

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Kroger Makes Strides In Sustainability

“In 2010, Kroger stores saved enough energy to power the city of Fort Worth for a full year,” says Kroger president. The Kroger Co. has released its fifth annual Sustainability Report, showing it continues to meet annual sustainability benchmarks, including reducing in-store energy consumption by 30% since 2000. “Kroger associates have worked hard to integrate

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Fresh & Easy Launches Reusable Bags

“Based on sales of the bag already, we know customers like the design and the price point,” says Fresh & Easy’s director of neighborhood affairs. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market debuted the winning design from its first-ever Design-A-Bag contest in its stores this week. The new reusable bag retails for only 79 cents and has

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