E-commerce generates on average Phone Number List significantly less CO2 emissions than consumption channeled through traditional offline stores. And it is that the energy expenditure that takes place in the buildings where physical retail carries out its Phone Number List operations is extraordinarily high and that tips the balance in favor of electronic commerce. On the Phone Number List other hand, traditional retail is responsible for 11% of traffic volume in cities.
The shipping and delivery of online orders is responsible, however, for just 0.5% of that volume of traffic . The supply chain plays an absolutely determining role here, since in physical stores the products must be transported from the warehouses Phone Number List of the point of sale and in the case of online commerce, the merchandise is dispatched Phone Number List to the customer's home, which does not have to use no additional transportation to make your purchases.
Both packaging and returns have a more Phone Number List or less minor impact on CO2 emissions generated by retail The research cannot, however, adequately Phone Number List refute the polluting effects emanating from the packaging used in e-commerce. It is an inescapable truth that the use of additional packaging has a pernicious effect on the environment, although this effect Phone Number List varies depending on the product, the size of the product, the type and the material used.