Kroger to phase out plastic bags at its stores

CINCINNATI — Kroger plans to eliminate plastic bags at stores by 2025. The company, which owns a sprawling list of supermarkets including Harris Teeter, Fred Meyer, and Ralphs, announced on Thursday that it will gradually transition to reusable bags at its nearly 2,800 locations. QFC, a Seattle grocery chain owned by Kroger, will be the first of the stores to eliminate plastic bags. They’ll be gone at QFC by 2019. Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said in a release that Kroger […]

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