Going, going, gone: How Ebay plans to use online auctions to cut carbon

Madeleine Cuff
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Ebay hopes to save 2.5 million tonnes of carbon by 2020 through second-hand goods  | Credit: Ebay
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Ebay hopes to save 2.5 million tonnes of carbon by 2020 through second-hand goods | Credit: Ebay

The online retailer has set itself a goal to avoid 2.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions by 2020 by encouraging users to resell used clothes and electronics online

Making your first purchase in an online auction is something of a rite of passage. The tension as the auction clock ticks down, the sharp jolt of adrenaline in those final few seconds, the high when you...

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