Amazon ditched plastic mailers in one US fulfillment center

Amazon is fulfilling a small part of its promise to switch from using plastic bubble mailers and air pillows to all recyclable paper packaging for its shipments. The company announced that it has outfitted one facility in Euclid, Ohio, with an upgraded packaging machine that can automatically fold custom-fit boxes to wrap some products, use … Read more

LimeLoop’s sleek reusable mailers seek to replace cardboard boxes

The era of e-commerce has brought choice, convenience, and cardboard boxes. Oh, so many cardboard boxes. “Everything goes in packaging these days,” said Chantal Emmanuel, co-founder and CTO of LimeLoop, which is a participant in the TechCrunch 2023 Battlefield 200 startup competition. For many consumers, the sight of so much waste can be distressing. And … Read more