Marin campaign to curtail Amazon packaging gains traction

A campaign in Marin to get online shopping behemoth Amazon to reuse its cardboard boxes and plastic mailers is picking up steam.

A number of city and town councils in Marin have endorsed the petition, including San Rafael, Fairfax, Belvedere and Larkspur. Others such as Mill Valley and Novato are in the process.

The reuse idea is the brainchild of Carolyn Lund of Belvedere, who recently retired from her job of managing an olive mill in Sebastopol.

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