Recycle And Save $$

  Stores That Give Money, Credit or Rewards For Reusing Bags
  Stores With Incentives For Not Using Plastic Bags  

  • CVS - Get $1 ECB (ExtraCare Buck) for every 4 times you check out at the register when you use a CVS bag tag, which can be purchased with ECB or 99¢
  • Fairway Market - 5¢ per bag
  • Foodland - 5¢ per bagFred Meyers – 5¢ per bag
  • Giant Food - 5¢ per bag
  • King Soopers – 5¢ per bag
  • Kroger (some) - varies
  • Pathmark - 2¢ per bag
  • Pick 'N Save – 5¢ per bag
  • PriceChopper 3¢
  • Redners - 3¢ per bag
  • Stop 'N Shop - 5¢ per bag
  • ShopRite - 5¢ per "non-disposable" bag, and 2¢ for each paper or plastic bag reused
  • Target - offers 5c per reusable bag that is used to bag your purchases
  • Trader Joes – entry into a drawing for prize
  • Whole Foods – 5¢ or10¢ per bag, store dependent

Stores may change practices at any time.  Cashiers don't always apply incentive automatically, so remember to remind them politely.  Try to do it right at the beginning of the transaction.


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