Wegman's eliminating use of plastic bags at all NC stores

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- If you shop at Wegman's, a big change is coming your way.

The grocery chain announced it is eliminating single-use plastic bags at all its North Carolina stores.


The change goes into effect on July 1.

Paper grocery bags will continue to be available for 5 cents a bag.


Wegmans' goal is to shift customers to reusable bags.

The money collected from the paper bag charge will be donated to each store's local food bank.
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