Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
E-commerce

Singles’ Day: Record-breaking sales focus new attention on packaging waste as almost 4 billion parcels are shipped

  • It is estimated that 20 per cent of the packages delivered this year in China are plastic
  • Environmentalists are questioning if recycling efforts are enough to offset the surge in online shopping

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Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
Staff members work at the distribution center of an express delivery company in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
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