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Online shopping I How retail delivery can help Britain meet its net zero target

Hassle-free and convenient, online deliveries have surged over the last 18 months or so, incentivised by lockdowns and unsettling times. However, there is growing awareness over the damage this is doing to our environment, and with the UK having committed to a legally binding net-zero target that needs to be …

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E-commerce threatens UK’s net zero target, warns leading economist

A leading economist has revealed that the unrelenting rise of e-commerce will create an additional 38,885 extra HGV round trips per day by 2025. These extra vehicles could take up one lane of the motorway from London all the way to Aberdeen, bringing the UK’s road network to a halt by the end of this decade, unless …

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Toy firms and retailers unite in calls for Government rethink over UK e-scooter laws

Outdoor toy and leisure companies and retailers are among those to have issued fresh calls for a Government rethink over the current laws on the public use of e-scooters amid the surge in popularity of the sector as an alternative mode of greener transport. Leaders in the outdoor recreation sector, …

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