ShopRite Offers Compostable Reusable Bag

KEASBY, N.J. — Select ShopRite supermarkets in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware will offer what they are calling the first reusable shopping bag that is compostable and biodegradable.

Supplied by Burbank, Calif.-based Earthwise Bag, the new bag is made from a combination of corn and tapioca fibers, using by-products from the food manufacturing process. The bags are printed with water-based inks, sewn with cotton thread,

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