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Amazon slammed for “routine destruction” of millions of products as charities call for new ‘Amazon law’

July 28, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon has been accused of “routine destruction of millions of perfectly good products” as charities call for new anti-waste laws to be brought in.

Video recordings and photographs, published by ITV News and The Times, appear to show 3ft-high boxes filled with groceries at Amazon’s depot in Dunfermline classified as waste and destined to be destroyed.

Thousands of food items well within their sell-by date and with intact packaging were filmed in secret in at the Amazon facility’s returns section, also understood to be known as the “destruction zone”.

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