By 2028, Ikea Will Phase Out Plastic from All Consumer Packaging

Yes, many of us have long snickered at the very thought of Ikea furniture and products – as this recent parody bit of John Oliver in this recent Saturday Night Live skit sums up. Of course, many of the snickering among us also shop at Ikea knowing the chances of running into anyone we know in those mazes disguised as retail showrooms are very low.

But Ikea has also been a leader on the sustainability front within the retail sector – for example, charging for plastic bags long before other retailers did the same, a move those chains generally made because of local ordinances. 

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