Amazon India eliminates single-use plastic in packaging
BENGALURU: Amazon India introduced on Monday it has eradicated all single-use plastic in packaging originating from its 50-plus fulfilment centres in the nation.
In September 2019, the corporate had pledged to fulfill this aim in an accelerated timeframe by June this yr, it mentioned in a press release.
The first milestone in direction of this aim was achieved in December 2019 when the corporate changed plastic packaging materials, equivalent to bubble wraps and air pillows, with paper cushion’ in its packaging.
The firm then launched 100 per cent plastic-free and biodegradable paper tape earlier this yr, which is used to seal and safe buyer shipments.
Additionally, the corporate has changed skinny cling movies for buyer deliveries amongst different materials with packaging choices that aren’t single-use plastic in nature.
“All different plastic packaging materials originating from the Amazon Fulfilment Centres is 100 per cent recyclable by accessible assortment, segregation and recycling channels,” the assertion added.