Apple's Uses Ultra-Large Boxes To Replace Ultra-Compact USB Power Chargers

Remember those ultra-compact USB adapters Apple recalled because they could electrocute people? Like most Apple products, they were cute and small, but apparently the “environmentally friendly” computer maker decided to ship the replacement chargers in surprisingly large cushioned boxes.

Anyone who’s returned their Apple laptop for repairs knows that Apple first ships out a wonderfully compact box, packed efficiently with protective stuffing to ensconce the computer. The loaded package is hardly larger than the computer.

Why then is Apple, a company that has shown that they know how to make efficient packaging, sending ultra-tiny parts in comparably large boxes?

Apple Ships Replacement Power Adapters In Giant Boxes []

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