Amazon destroying millions of unsold items every year at UK warehouse

Amazon Warehouse with parcel on conveyorbelt

Amazon is destroying unsold items such as electronics and facemasks at its Dunfermline fulfilment centre, according to a new report.

An investigation by ITV News has indicated that new and unused stock was being destroyed in one of the tech giant’s 24 UK fulfilment centres in Scotland.

The discovery was made during the filming of an undercover report into working conditions at the company’s Dunfermline warehouse. Electronics, books and facemasks were among the items placed into boxes that were marked ‘destroy’.

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