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Amazon's Streamlined Packaging Wreaks Havoc in Recycling Centers

Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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Amazon, which has disrupted a host of industries and garnered controversy with its facial recognition software, is now causing problems for recycling centers.

The online retail behemoth has reportedly been reducing the portion of shipments it puts in cardboard boxes in favor of lighter plastic mailers over the past year, which allows it to pack more packages into trucks and planes.

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