According to CIMB research, online retail in Singapore is expected to roughly double by 2022 from 2017 figures.
More people are taking to online stores to purchase their daily necessities and things that they want. These generate a lot of waste, mainly from packaging. Research has shown that in a parcel, at least 80% are non-product volume in other words, empty space. It is mainly occupied by air cushions and bubble wraps which are made of plastic. We all know that plastic is harmful to the environment as animals can mistake them for food and it causes pollution.
So what can business owners like you do?
The things that you can do are