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Price Chopper to start charging five cents for paper bags

Price Chopper to start charging five cents for paper bags Photo: File / Pixabay.

WNYT Staff
Created: January 22, 2020 08:00 PM

Price Chopper will charge customers five cents for paper bags starting March 1.

The move comes as a new state law on plastic bags goes into effect.

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Price Chopper says they're not making money off it, as the bags actually cost more than five cents each. Instead, they say the fee is actually to entice people to bring their own reusable bags.


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