A newly launched line of Amazon Dash buttons have led some to criticize the tech as wasteful

This article titled “Amazon Dash: does the world really need more little pieces of plastic?” was written by Senay Boztas, for theguardian.com on Friday 2nd September 2016 12.12 UTC

Amazon launched its Dash buttons in the UK and parts of Europe this week. For the price of £4.99 – redeemable from a first order – Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to summon refills of products from Play-Doh to Wilkinson Sword razor blades with a button press.

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