Vail Valley: Westin Riverwalk to hand out free grocery bags
Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa employees will support town of Avon over the next few weeks by handing out free reusable grocery bags as part of the Bring Your Own Bag Challenge. The employees will hand out bags at Avons City Market store March 6, 13 and 20 from 4 to 6 p.m.The bags will be handed out as part of a regional effort to get people to use as many reusable bags as possible. The winning town in the challenge will receive $5,000 worth of solar panels on a public building.The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa touts itself as the first green luxury resort in the Vail Valley. Managers and employees believe that supporting the Bring Your Own Bag Challenge is a positive way to encourage Vail Valley residents and guests to reduce their reliance on plastic grocery bags.