Amazon Eliminates 15 Billion Plastic ‘Air Pillows’ From Delivery Boxes

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Amazon Eliminates "Air Pillows" From Delivery Boxes

  • Amazon Is Saying Goodbye To Annoying Packing In Its Delivery Boxes To Be More Environmentally Friendly.
  • The online giant announced on Thursday that it is eliminating 15 billion plastic "air pillows" from its boxes.
  • According to the company, 95% of North America's "air pillows" have already been replaced with paper fillers.
  • “We want to ensure that customers receive their items undamaged, while using as little packaging as possible to avoid waste, and prioritizing recyclable materials,” Amazon said in a statement.
  • The company also announced that it would work on completely removing the object by the end of the year.
  • What is the most annoying type of packaging to get in the mail? With Prime Day coming up next month, what are you most looking to purchase on Amazon?

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