Report: Amazon generated 465M pounds of plastic packaging waste in 2019

A report released on Tuesday from environmental nonprofit Oceana slams Amazon’s use of plastic packaging, stating that the e-commerce giant produced enough waste last year to encircle the globe 500 times in the form of its air pillows.

Even as the e-giant launches high-profile initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon footprint,  Amazon has boosted the amount of plastic it uses each of the past three years, according to the report.  

Oceana estimates that Amazon was responsible for 465 million...

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