Apple stores may be getting rid of plastic bags and going green
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
If you’re a fan of Apple’s instantly recognizable white drawstring bags, you better start hoarding them. The company may soon begin phasing out all plastic bags in its stores.
In an email sent to Apple employees and obtained by 9to5Mac, the tech giant said it would aim to eliminate plastic bags in its retail locations by Apr. 15. Instead, the company will be handing over new iPhones and iPads in paper bags made from 80 percent recycled materials.
Despite the change, Apple doesn’t want to put the existing bags to waste. In its note, it told employees to use up any remaining stock before switching to the more environmentally friendly option. Read more…