Shopping online reduces carbon emissions by a third, report reveals


 

Carbon emissions generated by online shopping are more than a third lower than those produced by visiting bricks and mortar stores, according to latest research. A report produced by property developer Prologis found e-commerce brings clear sustainability benefits and the use of last mile logistics facilities could dramatically reduce transport-related carbon emissions. Home deliveries have rocketed during the pandemic, but they have also led to concerns that they are not as environmentally friendly as many believe, with high return rates […]