Packaging is usually essential, but sometimes, it’s just totally extra.
Products are usually packaged to keep them safe or fresh (if it’s some sort of perishable product) but sometimes companies will go a little overboard on packaging for no apparent reason whatsoever.
For example, these individually packaged oranges:
If only nature would find a way to cover these oranges so we didn't need to waste so much plastic on them. pic.twitter.com/00YECaHB4D
— Nathalie Gordon (@awlilnatty) March 3, 2016
Contender for the most ridiculous use of plastic packaging ever?… pic.twitter.com/5oTxFldDQW
— Adam (@ProperEllipsis) July 3, 2015
More unnecessary packaging of fresh produce. HT @mshannahwithers pic.twitter.com/MQo9oEflcV
— Weh Yeoh (@wmyeoh) April 8, 2016
Well, some things REALLY don’t need plastic wrapped around them but that didn’t stop these people.
Wherein packaging has got so ridiculous as to label a potato being a potato as a “handy portion”. pic.twitter.com/gq2SESEAnE
— Stuart Gibson (@stuartgibson) August 1, 2015
But for real. It’s so….extra.
— Rebecca Nelson (@nelsons777) March 3, 2018
— DeLaNate (@DeLaNate) October 15, 2015
— Clare Smith (@claRED_8) December 9, 2014
It’s about asking yourself, “Does my box need all this?”
— GOLF LIFE (@golflife) May 2, 2017
And also, if you’re promoting yourself as helpful for the environment…..REALLY think about that.
— Pointless Packaging (@pointlesspack) March 27, 2018
— Amy Walsh (@AmyW_) July 25, 2015
For goodness’ sake, the earth is DYING people.
when u wanna starbs, but still tryna be healthy lol pic.twitter.com/EaSPhG7Kfo
— renée (@ceyyceyy) November 6, 2015
— Sarah Charlton (@betinakittycat) October 7, 2014
— Kieran Aspden (@Kieran_Aspden) March 28, 2018
We have to be more responsible.
— Clark D (@cDrow) April 21, 2015
Not to be a traitor to packaging or anything, but this is a bit ridiculous, right? pic.twitter.com/do8CdwJx
— Jes Holbrook (@JesHolbrook) September 12, 2012
Unnecessary packaging brought to you by Halos… pic.twitter.com/ZiSOf5LfLh
— Amber Lee (@hambergerlee) January 3, 2015
— Marisol Cisneros (@msorensic) April 8, 2016
Et tu Chipotle? We expected better.