Sobeys aims to scrap plastic bags from all stores in 2020

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By Anjuli Patil, CBC News, July 31, 2019

Sobeys plans to remove plastic bags from all its grocery stores in Canada by the end of January 2020.

The company, headquartered in Stellarton, N.S., said in a news release it's the first national grocery store to eliminate plastic bags.

Sobeys called it the first step in "removing unnecessary plastic from all retail."