doTerra unveils sustainable shipping plans

The plans are said to be a part of the essential oils multi-level marketing company's wider eco-friendly ambitions

Multi-level marketing brand doTerra has announced its sustainable shipping initiative.

Available to consumers in North America, changes include replacing plastic bubble wrap and air pillows with paper options; using boxes made from sustainable forestry that contain less corrugate and printing with soy-based ink.

doTerra specialises in essential oils, supplements and personal care.

"Environmental stewardship is a vital component of doTerra's mission and is imperative to our customers," said Corey Lindley, doTerra President.

“These sustainable shipping improvements are yet another step in our journey of fulfilling doTerra's commitment to the environment."

The Utah-headquartered company has also extended its educational platform Source to You to include advisory materials on how customers can recycle or upcycle essential oil bottles and packaging.

Last year, doTerra installed electric car charging points at its head office and opened a product centre in Alaska to, according to the brand, reduce the number of vehicles and fuel needed to service regional shoppers.

"A key focus for doTerra is continually assessing operations and innovating ways to be more environmentally friendly," added David Stirling, CEO of doTerra.

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