Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)
Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)

The world’s biggest shopping event has a massive waste problem

Singles’ Day is an ecommerce extravaganza that’s far bigger than Black Friday, but it generates millions of tons of packaging waste

Topic |   Singles' Day (11.11)
Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)
Workers prepare packages for delivery during Singles’ Day in 2016. (Picture: AFP)
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