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Making eCommerce Environmentally Friendly

Sustainability & Recommerce JBL In 2020, sales of pre-owned electronics and apparel on eBay conserved 720,000 metric tons of carbon emissions Reselling Promotes Sustainability Recommerce, or buying and selling pre-owned clothes and other items, is a simple and yet effective way anyone can help conserve Earth's resources Pad By 2025, eBay will create $3 billion in positive economic impacts and prevent an additional 3 million metric tons of carbon emissions through sales of pre-owned electronics and apparel Rare Minerals: Water: Needed to produce new clothing Needed to build new electronics eBay C2C sellers surveyed around the world sell pre-owned items because it's eco-friendly 39% 34% 32% 16% 14% Germany France United Kingdom United States Canada eBay sellers are dedicated to climate action Eric's Corner Store Sells salvaged parts to repair appliances, reducing items sent to landfills Bee Happy Eco Products Makes cloth and beeswax food wraps, eliminating single use plastic cling wrap human-l-T Refurbishes computers and other tech, distributing them for free or significantly reduced prices By 2025, eBay will attain 100% renewable energy usage in our data centers and offices Renewable Energy Driven Ecommerce We are actively growing our use of renewable energy to power our data centers and offices In 2019, 64% of energy usage In 2020, our overall renewable energy came from renewable Sources share reached 74% Virtual Power Purchasing Agreements (VPPAS) White Mesa Wind Project eBay's first renewable VPPA Joint purchasing agreement with Apple, Samsung, and Sprint Generates 75 megawatt-hours of clean energy annually Enough to power 20,000 homes eBay's portion of the power generated is about 10% of our global footprint Enough to power all our U.S. offices Lightsource BP Largest solar project in Louisiana in partnership with McDonald's Enough to power 59,000 homes Once completed, the project will Generate over 600,000 mega- watt-hours (MWh) of clean energy annually Abate more than 450,000 metric tons of GHG emissions annually Equal to taking 99,000 fuel- burning cars off the road Contribute an estimated $30 million in new revenue to the local economy Creating approximately 400 construction jobs Committing To A Sustainable Future How will eBay meet its commitment to a sustainable future? Integration of best practices in our facilities' operations and maintenance Water conservation: In 2020, we decreased water usage by 29% That's equal to 104 Olympic-sized pools Waste diversion: In 2020, 97.5% of waste was diverted from Partnerships organizations landfills at eBay HQ dedicated to advocating for climate action Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Ceres Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) Network Growing reliance on renewable energy to power data centers and offices We are already leading the way Leaders in corporate transparency on Learn more about Recommerce by reading the full 2020 Recommerce report today. climate action in the CDP Climate A List Inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index ebay Sources: DEVELOPED y NOWSOURCING

Making eCommerce Environmentally Friendly

shared by NowSourcing on Dec 10
More and more we are learning the value of caring for our environment - switching the way we do e-commerce is a big factor in this.




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