Target wants shoppers to bring their own bags

October 19, 2009 7:53:55 PM PDT
Target stores are going to start paying shoppers to use their own bags.

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The nation's fifth largest retailer announced Monday that it will give customers a 5 cent discount for every reusable bag they bring to pack up their purchases.

The program begins November 1 and comes at a time when retailers are getting pressure from environmentalists to be more eco-friendly.

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