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Is online shopping bad for the environment?

Sandeep wrote to us this week to ask the following:

> I’d like to know if online shopping is worse for the environment compared to the usual way of purchasing the list of items together at the supermarket or street side store?

> I was discussing this with a friend who buys stuff online all the time! I would think e-buying isn’t good.

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