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Black Friday Sales = Pollution

Posted by BLAKE REBANE

Black Friday Sales = Pollution

Many of the items commonly bought during Black Friday sales end up in landfill, along with the plastic they are commonly packaged in. "We're finding quite a lot of products - like fast fashion, toys that only have a very limited interest and life, other types of short-term consumer products - unfortunately when they're thrown in landfill that represents an enormous waste of resources and leads to pollution," he said. "The fact that they're being produced at such a high rate means higher energy footprint and therefore carbon footprints, and then, of course, the excess packaging which in Australia is...

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