IKEA Will Start Charging for Plastic Bags in US

Starting March 15, all IKEA stores in the US will charge a nickel per plastic bag in an effort to get people to haul their Swedish Fish and affordable housewares out of the store in reusable bags and cut down on plastic bag waste. IKEA projects that they’ll cut plastic bag use by at least 50%, from 70 million bags a year down to 35 million bags.

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