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China's Singles' Day generated 250,000 tonnes of waste as it smashes records

R Sinduja

News Editor

Similar to the Black Friday in the US, China has Singles Day is celebrates on 11th Nov every year by people who are single, relationship-wise and truly happy about it. This year Singles Day broke all sales records but these records come at a price to the environment. As per Greenpeace, waste generation from China's e-commerce and express delivery sectors would quadruple by the year 2025 until strict protocols aren't put.