Ask eBay to Stop Recommending Plastic Bubble Wrap to Sellers
Sign the petition to ask eBay to quit recommending plastic bubble wrap.
Cory Trusty of Aquarian Bath (a small business owner and sponsor of this blog who is committed to reducing her plastic footprint) got tired of all the plastic bubble wrap she receives when ordering supplies from eBay sellers. While she has found her own unique way to request and receive less plastic with her orders (explained below), she realized that getting sellers to reduce their plastic packaging across the board would require help from above, specifically from eBay itself. Why? Because through its recommendations and feedback process, eBay has fostered a “Bubble Wrap Culture.”
The eBay Bubble Wrap Problem
For 2012, eBay revenues were nearly 7.3 billion dollars, and eBay now has 128 million active users. Bubble wrap is the first packaging option that is recommended by eBay to every seller. Other alternative suggestions… Read the rest