BAGS

Trying to Change Habits: How the City of Fargo is Trying to Eliminate Plastic Bag Use

In honor of America Recycles Day, the city of Fargo is running the "Day Without a Bag" campaign

FARGO, N.D. — In honor of America Recycles Day, the city of Fargo is running the “Day Without a Bag” campaign. It’s not always easy to kick an old habit… …but what if we all tried? “It would be nice if everybody would do that and get away from plastic,” said Rosella Kolrud, a Cash Wise shopper. The city of…

Community Members Take Part in a “Day Without a Bag”

They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person

FARGO, ND — You are encouraged to take part in a “day without a bag.” Cash Wise locations in Fargo and Moorhead are set up to collect plastic shopping bags to encourage people to recycle and reuse. They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person. The campaign…

Surprise Donation of $10,000 Awarded to Local Organization

Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone

FARGO, ND — Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone. The bank donated $10,000 to the Emergency Food Pantry as a part of their celebratory contest for reaching this goal. In spirit of the holidays, the bank wanted to recognize the important organizations in our communities….

MSUM is Going Green with New Plastic Bag Recycling Program

All of the bags must be clean, dry and free from any food residue

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is trying to reduce their carbon footprint through a plastic bag recycling competition. For the next six months, the university will try to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags. All of the bags must be clean, dry and free from any food residue. Everything from grocery to newspaper sleeves will be accepted. If MSUM reaches…