Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Peril's of Packaging

Even though the holidays are past, online orders aren't, Given and the ease of ordering from your computer, packaging is a bulky problem! This video from Attn: is a good one for showing the pollution perils that come with the territory!


But luckily, there's a silver liner amidst all those boxes. has partnered Goodwill to at least give the Amazon box itself new life.  Following 3 easy steps, you can repurpose your box as you donate items from home and send them along to the nearest Goodwill to you. Here are those 3 easy steps as quoted from Amazon's Sustainability page:
  1. "Open Your Box: Unpack your merchandise from your Amazon shipping box."
  2. "Pack Your Box: Fill the box with clothing, accessories and household goods you no longer need and print your free shipping label from"
  3. "Send Your Box: Let UPS or the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) deliver your box of donations to Goodwill for you."

While it doesn't solve all the problems, it's a step in the right direction. Kudos to for raising its own bar in helping to keep items out of landfills.

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