On Wednesday, Amazon announced that the retail giant was going to start donating unsold products. The news comes after a French TV documentary revealed Amazon destroyed 3 million unsold items in France last year.
The new program, called Fulfillment by Amazon Donations, will allow third-party sellers that store their inventory in Amazon warehouses to donate unsold products to charity. Beginning September 1, the donation program will become the default, though sellers can still opt out.
Amazon has partnered with Good360 in the United States to help it distribute the donated items. Good360 is an organization that partners with retailers and manufacturers to help distribute goods to charities based on need.
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