Come August, CT Big Y stores will not carry plastic bags

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(WTNH) — Starting August 1st, Big Y Supermarkets will no longer have plastic bags.

At all 80 Connecticut and Massachusetts stores during the month of August, Big Y will offer discounts on reusable bags as customers transition away from plastic. If you forget reusable bags, Big Y will charge ten cents for paper bags.

Big Y estimates they use 100 million plastic bags every year.

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