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Walmart Switches to Recyclable Paper Bag Mailers and Right-Sized Packaging

June 1, 2023


Walmart’s latest sustainability initiatives combine changes to its fulfillment processes as well as customer-facing options for reducing waste, including allowing online shoppers to opt out of plastic bags for store pickup orders and to request consolidation of multiple items into fewer boxes.

One of the biggest impacts is expected from Walmart’s retreat from plastic mailer envelopes for shipping. Going forward, nearly all orders from fulfillment centers, stores and marketplaces shipping with Walmart Fulfillment Services will now arrive in recyclable paper bag mailers.

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