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Canada Post is expecting a significant increase in holiday packages this year due to COVID-19. But that doesn’t have to mean a higher carbon footprint, according to logistics experts. 

Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Date: December 14th, 2020

Link (includes 6 minute podcast as well as the article): https://www.cbc.ca/radio/costofliving/you-ve-got-mail-looking-at-delivery-from-shippers-to-drivers-to-receivers-1.5836658/how-to-make-your-online-shopping-less-of-an-environmental-or-carbon-footprint-mess-1.5836703

Discussion

  1. Why is important for digital companies to think about their carbon footprint?
  2. In what ways might digital companies “green wash”, which is where they say they are doing things that are environmentally friendly, but really they are not.

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