The growth of the internet as a shopping tool has been a double-edged sword when it comes to waste heading for our landfills. On the positive side, it has replaced some printed catalogues and flyers, saving countless number of trees. However, this positive influence is being outweighed by the amount of packaging materials needed to ship all those orders placed online. Product packaging constitutes one-third of all non-industrial waste.
As a responsible internet retailer, we are committed to minimizing the amount of waste that enters our landfill sites. Here are just 5 of the practices we employ every day: