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While the convenience of the plastic retail bag can’t be disputed, the negative impact––considering its short use (12 minutes, on average) and long lifespan––have led to rising consumer concern, advocacy campaigns, and regulatory bans and fees.

What does retail look like without the single-use plastic bag? 99Bridges and ChicoBag are piloting an innovative solution to combat plastic waste with CVS Health, Target and Walmart. Learn more about the #BeyondtheBag pilots, managed by Closed Loop Fund and IDEO:

Download Mosaic for Beyond the Bag to participate in this groundbreaking initiative today!

Mosaic for Beyond the Bag

Welcome to Mosaic for Beyond the Bag Pilot

What is Mosaic for Beyond the Bag?

Mosaic for Beyond the Bag enables you to stop using another single-use plastic bag for your everyday shopping. Forever!


The Mosaic app incentivizes shoppers to reuse bags through universal rewards across all participating retail brands and enables a circular system with end-to-end tracking.

Not all features are available for the pilot.

Intro Video

How does it work?

Mosaic for Beyond the Bag rewards you for using your smart, reusable bag for your everyday shopping needs. It is so simple!

1. Get Bag.

Visit a participating CVS or Target location to borrow a smart ChicoBag.

Target: 2485 El Camino Real, Redwood City

CVS Health: 352 University Ave., Palo Alto

CVS Health: 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

2. Register Bag.

Download and open the Mosaic for Beyond the Bag app. After login, tap the QR code scanner icon on the top right corner. Scan the QR code on the smart reusable bag to register the bag and earn rewards.

3. Earn Points.

Reuse your bag every time you shop at any participating Target and CVS Health location to earn reward points and save our planet!

4. Get Refund.

Forgot your bag? no worries. Just borrow another bag and return it when you remember to bring it for a full refund of the deposit fee. Mosaic will keep track for you.

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