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How to dispose of Nov 11 shopping day waste? | Updated: 2016-11-12 09:38

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And why can't consumers be blamed for this mess? Of course they are to blame, even if they "regret" throwing away good boxes and wrappers. Why are they so stupid as to rush into a shopping frenzy triggered by hollow promises of "special discounts"? Why do they throw away good things anyway? It's not just on 11 November; and it is not just the packaging material either.

How to dispose of Nov 11 shopping day waste?

An employee tending to a mountain of cardboard boxes at a Tmall logistics center in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, on Oct 28 in preparation for the massive goods delivery services triggered by the Singles' Day online shopping bonanza. The rapid growth of cross-border e-commerce on the mainland has rendered global shopping easier and more convenient for mainland shoppers, while piling pressure on Hong Kong's already waning retail industry. Aly Song / Reuters

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