Amazon used 11.6% less plastic for shipping last year and is phasing out those blue and white plastic mailers

Now part of your Amazon delivery: less plastic.

The e-commerce giant said it used nearly 86,000 tons of single-use plastic to send orders to customers around the globe last year. That’s 11.6% less than in 2021. Amazon is also ditching its blue and white padded plastic mailers in favor of easier-to-recycle paper packaging.

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