Who Pays the Price for Amazon’s Free Shipping? + Alternatives by Lo

Who Pays the Price for Amazon's Free Shipping?

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The Story of Stuff Project on Oct 20, 2018

Amazon promises low prices and free shipping, but who is really paying the price for these deals that seem too good to be true?

1.) https://money.cnn.com/2018/04/18/technology/amazon-100-million-prime-members/index.html
2.) https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-warehouse-workers-have-to-pee-into-bottles-2018-4
3.) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/01/technology/amazon-wristband-tracking-privacy.html
4.) https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Amazon-Flex-Reviews-E1324363.html
5.) https://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/16/science/recycling-cardboard-online-shopping-environment.html
6.) http://time.com/956/how-amazon-crushed-the-union-movement/

GET INVOLVED: http://action.storyofstuff.org/sign/break-the-consumer-cycle/



by Lo
editor, Dandelion Salad
October 30, 2018

  1. Don’t buy anything!
  2. Buy used items
  3. Buy locally
  4. Make your own whatever, if possible
  5. Find a small business online to order from
  6. Order directly from a large business

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