Our Amazon deliveries are about to get a makeover, and it will leave more room on the porch for deliveries!

Get ready to ditch the frustration of those pesky plastic air pillows because Amazon is implementing some exciting eco-friendly changes to their fulfillment centers, and your next package might look different.

KEREM YUCEL/AFP // Getty Images
KEREM YUCEL/AFP // Getty Images
loading...

Why the Change?

Amazon recently announced the opening of their first-ever automated fulfillment center in the U.S., located in Ohio, that's specifically designed to eliminate plastic packaging waste. This means Indiana residents can expect to see a significant reduction in those plastic air pillows that seem to inflate endlessly within their Amazon boxes.

5) Utilize a Parcel Drop Box
Kit L.
loading...

This initiative goes beyond just saying "no" to plastic. Amazon is committed to a multi-year plan to completely remove plastic packaging from all their North American fulfillment centers. That's a massive undertaking, and the Earth will benefit from this eco-friendly shift.

What to Expect:

  • Bye-bye Plastic Pillows: Indiana residents can expect to see a significant decrease in plastic air pillows used in their Amazon packages. Paper-based alternatives will take their place, ensuring your deliveries arrive safely and with a smaller environmental footprint.
  • Sustainable Packaging Solutions: Amazon is constantly innovating and exploring new ways to package products securely without relying on plastic. This means Indiana shoppers might see some interesting and eco-friendly packaging materials in the near future.
  • Prime Day Goes Green: Calling all Prime members in Indiana! This year's Prime Day is shaping up to be a plastic-light affair. Amazon anticipates that nearly all Prime Day deliveries will be free of those pesky plastic air pillows.

Why It Matters:

This shift towards sustainable packaging is a win-win for everyone. Indiana residents can enjoy their Amazon goodies with a clear conscience, knowing they're contributing to a greener future. Plus, less plastic waste means a healthier environment for all.

15 Things You Absolutely Cannot Return When Buying on Amazon

While it's easy buying stuff from Amazon from the comfort of home, getting items that can't be returned can cause some serious headaches. Here are 15 things you absolutely cannot return when they are bought through Amazon.

Gallery Credit: Rob Carroll

10 Amazon Items Sold in Illinois Now Under Urgent Recall

Gallery Credit: Amazon.com