Wegmans Uses 40% Recycled Plastic Bags

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — After a successful pilot here, Wegmans Food Markets is rolling out plastic bags made of 40% post-consumer recycled plastic chainwide. The retailer believes the recycled content is among the highest in the industry.

“This has been a work in progress to find a bag that helps with environmental sustainability and is tough,” writes Mary Ellen Burris, senior vice pr

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