Sobeys, five other grocery store chains to remove plastic bags by end of JanuaryEmpire Company grocery banners Sobeys, Safeway, FreshCo, IGA and Foodland plan to remove plastic bags from their stores this year.

Michael Medline, Empire president and CEO, says the move is just the first step in eliminating plastic waste from its stores and its products. The company made the commitment last year and plan to remove plastic bags fro 255 stores in Canada.

Empire Company eliminating plastic bags from grocery stores

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