Walmart Canada today announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to customers in an effort to promote the use of reusable bags and ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill.
That move will save Walmart's bottom line and will ensure a few more stores survive.
Thrifty Foods eliminated plastic bags at the till years ago.
The thing is most stores still have the smaller clear twist tie bags in the produce department, as well as prepackaged potatoes, grapes and onions in plastic bags.
The banana has it's own protective packaging for easy removal and access to the tasty part.