At checkstands across the nation, shoppers are silently chiding themselves for forgetting their reusable bags. For the average family, the slip-up costs 15 plastic bags per grocery trip. A lot considering that it could take as many as 500 years for one to degrade in a landfill. Now retailers hope to help more consumers remember with incentives ranging from a dollar off a future visit to donations to a charitable cause. Some are even persuading shoppers to make greener choices in the ...

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