• CNBC reports this morning that Walmart is rolling out changes to the packaging it uses in various parts of its business as it looks to eliminate waste.
The company plans to swap plastic mailers for paper ones. And, the story says, Walmart "will add made-to-fit technology in about half of its fulfillment centers, so each shipped box uses less material and more boxes can fit on each truckload. And by the end of the year, customers at all of its stores will be able to choose to skip plastic bags when retrieving curbside pickup orders."
“It’s about making sustainability the everyday choice for our customers,” Jane Ewing, Walmart’s senior vice president of sustainability, tells CNBC. “And it’s about making sure the path of least resistance is the most sustainable one.”