Target Handing Out 1.5 Million Reusable Bags This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, 2012 (Stores Nationwide)

You may not know this but Target has been celebrating Earth Day with their employees and customers since the 1970’s. It all started by handing out free tree’s of all things and has grown from there. In fact, according to Target in 1972 the first of what we know to be a recycling center was opened in a Target parking lot in Missouri. Bet you didn’t know that? Since then Target has been celebrating regularly each year  In fact you can read all about their celebrations in years past by visiting:


So what does Target have in store for Earth Day 2012?  Well, to further support their reusable bag program that was started in November 2009 (For every reusable bag you use during your shopping trip at Target you receive a 5-cent discount) they will be handing out 1.5 million reusable bags at stores nationwide.


Make sure you stop by your local Target store this Sunday April 22, Earth Day & pick up a bag. Every little bit helps.



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