Walmart tests ways to ditch single-use plastics

When Walmart rolled out a new grocery delivery service, it tested a bold premise: customers letting a stranger walk into their homes to deliver milk, eggs and other products directly into the fridge. Now that expanding service, InHome, is testing whether the country’s largest grocer and its shoppers can phase out reliance on single-use plastic bags and other kinds of disposable packaging that wind up in shoppers’ homes — and ultimately, the landfill. Last fall, Walmart swapped out disposable bags for tote bags that it collected, washed and used again for the subscription service. The pilot project, which was limited to a single store near...

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