Recyclable packaging from Amazon

A recent decision by deserves to be applauded. They are collaborating with manufacturers to reduce the use of bulky and hard-to-open plastic packaging. In place, they are making products available in streamlined packaging made from recyclable cardboard.

It’s a small step, but a sensible one. It also demonstrates the degree to which big retailers can play a role in setting standards. A similar push from someone like Wal-Mart could have a pronounced effect.

Author: Milan

In the spring of 2005, I graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in International Relations and a general focus in the area of environmental politics. In the fall of 2005, I began reading for an M.Phil in IR at Wadham College, Oxford. Outside school, I am very interested in photography, writing, and the outdoors. I am writing this blog to keep in touch with friends and family around the world, provide a more personal view of graduate student life in Oxford, and pass on some lessons I've learned here.

One thought on “Recyclable packaging from Amazon”

  1. As long as the new packages are easier to open than those impregnable plastic bubbles most electronics are now sold in, I will be happy.

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