Some companies pretend to be down with Planet Earth,
giving the impression they are wholesome and lovely. But in reality they could try a bit harder when it comes to wasted space in their packaging. Filling this empty space would mean less lorries on the road and less visits to the shops, resulting in a lower carbon footprint and benefiting our environment. Surely it is simple common sense?
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Dr.Stuart's Extraordinarily Good Tease
Yesterday I purchased 2 packets of Dr.Stuart's Extraordinarily Good Tea,
mainly because they were on offer for £1 for a packet of 15 herbal tea bags (26g)
I opened the box and flipped the bags so they were laying flat rather than
standing upright, revealing that approximately 33% of the box is empty space.
Text on the box states 'Dr.Stuart's has 15% less packaging than before'
Why would a company boast about using less packaging when they could