As it turns out, those big cardboard boxes you get in the mail carrying your Walt Disney World MagicBands were bad for environment… Who would have guessed? Anyway, it seems enough people complained to the point where Disney has completely redesigned the boxes and made them out of recyclable materials.
The new boxes also probably save Disney money, but that is purely speculation on our part. Guest should be receiving the new boxes starting immediately if they ordered or are having MagicBands shipped to them for their upcoming vacation.
The old style boxes looked like this and were double boxed, rather than the box for the bands itself doubling as the shipping container: