During the upcoming holiday season, analysts estimate shoppers will spend more than $100 billion online. The majority of these purchases will likely be made on Amazon, which has attracted millions of loyal customers over the years through perks like free two-day shipping. But while undoubtedly convenient, quick shipping is far from environmentally sustainable. This video outlines the problem while also offering a few potential solutions.
- How does Amazon’s free two-day shipping program cause more trucks to end up on roads?
- What potential solutions does the video present that could solve quick shipping’s sustainability problem?