Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag

Beyond the Bag group names challenge winners

Beyond the Bag group names challenge winners

NEW YORK — The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag has picked the nine winners of its Beyond the Bag Challenge, which is designed to find more sustainable alternatives to the traditional plastic retail bag. The winners are: ChicoBag, Domtar, Eon, Fill it Forward, GOATOTE, PlasticFri, Returnity, SmartC and Sway. The winning solutions fall into

Dollar General joins Beyond the Bag initiative

Dollar General joins Beyond the Bag initiative

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is joining the movement to reinvent the plastic retail bag. The retailer said Thursday that it is joining Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag as its value sector lead partner. Through its Beyond the Bag Initiative, the consortium aims to find more sustainable alternatives to the plastic bags given out

Retail giants aim to rethink the plastic bag

Retail giants aim to rethink the plastic bag

NEW YORK – Retail industry heavyweights Walmart, Target, CVS Health, Walgreens and Kroger have joined an initiative that aims to reinvent the single-use plastic bag. The companies are participating in the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag. Members collectively have pledged $15 million to the Beyond the Bag Initiative, which is inviting entrepreneurs and investors