Does your phone pollute more than your car?

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We live a busy life. Thus we tend to prefer convenient options which are usually harmful to the environment. It is no different regarding our electronic gadgets and other items shipped from China on large ships, which highly contributes to environmental problems. Besides shipping, the production of these items also demands human lives. 

The most polluting sectors

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Transport is the second-largest contributor to environmental damages right after the energy industry, which does not paint a great picture about online shopping. Also, there are many popular export products such as smartphones, shoes, and furniture which pollute almost the same. Agriculture is the third on the list, and after that, there comes the fashion industry including mainly clothing companies like H&M and Inditex. Why are these items so bad for the environment? 


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