Analyses | Environment and energy | 2019-06-17 | Sing Tao

Is green e-commerce the answer for the city’s garbage crisis?

Although online shopping is convenient to consumers, it generates a lot of packaging waste and produces more greenhouse gases at the same time. Many governments around the world have implemented policies to force the e-commerce industry to promote green online shopping, which includes switching to green energy, more environmentally friendly packaging materials and shipment methods. Can Hong Kong take a leaf out of their book?

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