Report: auction industry is preventing millions of tonnes of carbon emissions

Old-growth European beech forest in Biogradska Gora National Park, Montenegro. Photo by Snežana Trifunović, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license

LONDON – New research from Auction Technology Group plc (LON:ATG), the operator of the world’s leading marketplaces for curated online auctions, has found that one million tonnes of carbon emissions were saved in 2021 by the sale of just 15 item types at auctions run on its marketplaces globally. This is the equivalent of 50 million mature trees growing for one year and only accounts for 6% of the 9.5 million items sold across ATG’s platforms in the period.¹

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Stevens presents grand Victorian furniture & decoratives, July 31

Rosewood rococo half tester plantation bed attributed to P. Mallard, estimated at $8,500-$15,000
Rosewood rococo half tester plantation bed attributed to P. Mallard, estimated at $8,500-$15,000
Rosewood rococo half tester plantation bed attributed to P. Mallard, estimated at $8,500-$15,000

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The antique collection of Bill and Betty Murphy, who traveled for years buying fine items to fill their 10,000-square-foot home situated on a high bluff overlooking the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana, will be sold on July 31 at 10 am Central time, by Stevens Auction Company. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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