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Austin Whole Foods bans plastic bags


AUSTIN, Texas Whole Foods Markets is testing a plastic bag ban program at its Austin, Texas store, according to reports.

At checkout, shoppers at the Austin Whole Foods will have the choice of carrying their groceries home in complimentary 100% recycled paper bags, or purchased traditional canvas bags or reusable plastic totes.

According to reports, the Austin store is a test market for the company, and Whole Foods intends to take the bag ban companywide.

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