Lead the Transition to a Waste-Free Future

As leading brands and retailers, you have the power to drive meaningful change and meet growing consumer demand for sustainable solutions. Together, we can deliver circular, waste-free retail experiences that protect the environment and your bottom line. Learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

Discover Reuse Solutions For Your Stores 

A product of a first-of-its-kind collaboration among Closed Loop Partners and many of the world’s leading retailers, The Playbook highlights effective solutions to reduce the number of bags needed by retailers and encourage the use of reusable bags customers already have at home. Key insights from the playbook are based on research, interviews, surveys and learnings from 17 of the world’s leading retailers across four key categories: communications, employee training, bag and fixture design and customer incentives.


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Encourage Customers to Bring Their Own Bag

While the BYO pilot formally ended, many retailers saw the impact that we drove together and are continuing to support customers to bring their own bag.

If you are a retailer interested in joining our effort, you are still welcome to download signs below and use them in stores to encourage reuse.


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Learn About Our Impact

Three years into the Consortium, we share key learnings from our iterative process of identifying possible solutions, testing them in-market and learning from these tests, laying the foundation for more work in the years to come.


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Learn About Innovative Reuse Models

In New Jersey, where there is legislation banning single-use bags in certain stores, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag tested a “returnable bag” service model in which customers “borrowed” a bag onsite, reused it and then returned it at the same or different retailer’s store to be washed, redistributed and reused by additional customers. This offered a solution for when customers forgot to bring their own reusable bags. This pilot ran from April to July 2023.


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