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Beyond the Bag Impact Report 2023

A Path Toward Reducing Single-Use Plastic Bag Waste

In our 2023 impact report, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag shares key learnings—from year one to three—walking through our iterative process of identifying possible solutions, testing them in-market, and learning from these tests with the ultimate goal of broader implementation to reach scale. These lessons learned and impact highlights lay the foundation for ongoing work to reinvent in the retail bag in the coming years.


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A Snapshot of the Consortium’s Impact to Date

From sourcing hundreds of innovative alternatives to the single-use plastic bag from around the world, to launching the largest reusable bag tests in the U.S. market to date, we have gathered critical insights in understanding the cultural shift required to move away from our single-use culture.

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