MART TO REDUCE GLOBAL PLASTIC SHOPPING BAG WASTE
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“By pledging to cut its bag waste by one third by 2013,
Wal Mart is taking a clear step forward in reducing global waste,”
said Gwen Ruta, vice president for corporate partnerships at
Environmental Defense Fund. “Plastic bags clog our landfills,
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