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Your Christmas shopping could harm or help the planet. Which will it be?

  • Written by Louise Grimmer, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania
Many Australian consumers are concerned at the environmental impact of their shopping habits, especially at Christmas.AAP

Australian shoppers are set to spend $52.7 billion this Christmas. In the words of the retail industry, we are “stampeding” to empty our wallets, both online and in stores.

The shopping frenzy is not good for the...

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