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Cottonelle with too much plastic
Cottonelle

Cottonelle toilet rolls

So you need some toilet paper? Did you know you actually needed some toilet paper wrapped in plastic, and then within that each pair of rolls wrapped in more plastic? Do I didn’t think so. Thanks Cottonell for doing your bit to fill up the sea with plastic, go home and have a good think …

Stovel & Mason Shirt
Stovel & Mason

Stovel & Mason Shirt

OK so maybe I’m picking out Stovel & Mason here amongst a thousand other makes of fashion brands who do the same with shirts but I suppose it doens’t make it OK just because everyone else is bad. I’ve got no idea why shirts can’t just be on a hanger (preferably made of wood instead …

Morrisons Chicken
Morrisons

Morrisons Flame-Grilled Chicken Mini Fillets

I’ve come to expect this from supermarkets, those lovely businesses that took over from local butchers and green grocers by offering cheaper products all in once place, the one catch is those products we subject to the pressures of commercialisation to make the products as cheap as possible, shipped around from 4-5 different countries, with …

Just T shirts
Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein T shirts

OK, so you know when you get a shirt, you either see them on hangers, so you can see then properly, feel the material, get an idea of the fit, and even try them on, OR you get those stupid annoying shirts in packets with all those extra random bits of card, plastic and even …

Allergan Eye Drops
Allergan

Allergan Eye Drops

Thanks to Candice D’Silva who sent this picture. One small vial of treatment for your eyes, one massive packet for the landfill. You normally get a little plastic bottle in a small box just big enough for it to fit in (which in truth isn’t really essential) but Allergan have gone the whole hog and …

Quorn Peppered Steak Packaging
Quorn

Quorn Peppered Steaks

When I first slid the cardboard sleeve off I thought this must have been some kind of ‘miss-steak’… (sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun), had they forgotten the other two steaks? Two packed neatly onto one half of the box with a strange fake steak shaped empty space on the other side. Upon further investigation …