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Does Amazon Have a Plastic Pollution Problem?

As we settle into the new year, our Sourcing Summit Companion Report looks ahead at ways to optimize processes and performance.

Plastic pollution from Amazon deliveries has ballooned, and the Covid-19 pandemic is part of the reason why, a new report claims. In 2020, the Seattle e-tail juggernaut generated roughly 599 million pounds of plastic mailers, plastic-lined envelopes, air pillows and bubble wrap, a 29 percent increase over the 465 million pounds it pumped out in…

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