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The Sacramento Bee reports that Walmart will begin a long term test in some of its California stores of either charging 15 centers for shopping bags, unless customers bring their own. The story notes that the company has “a goal of cutting plastic bag usage 33 percent by 2013. Now, at selected stores around the world, the company is testing ways to deliver that reduction, from retraining baggers to pack sacks fuller to giving shoppers who bring their own bags access to designated checkout lines.”
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