(CNN) – Amazon says it will start donating some of its unsold products instead of trashing them.
Amazon will donate items that do not sell or items that are returned through a new program called “fulfillment by amazon donations”.
This program will operate in the U.S. and Britain.
Until now, third-party sellers could choose whether they wanted unsold items returned or thrown away.
Amazon will roll out the donation program next month.
(This story was originally published on August 15, 2019)