Article #58 Packaging our Earth: A Dilemma on Packaging Sizes

In a global society where manufactures are less concerned about quality and more interested in how the product looks this is becoming the norm. Let’s take Walmart for example, they are often the cheapest place to buy a lot of products but they have refused for the most part to bring in healthier products with less packaging.

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We may finally realizing some improvement in this area though as many consumers are tired of needlessly destroying the environment. Yet, often smaller packaged products can only be found at specialized stores and will cost you more.

Plastic packaging industry overview and forecast

 

 

Although packaging size often seem out of control, there are solutions that can eventually slow and eliminate this type of waste altogether.

Studies have shown that packaging sizes have become smaller especially over the last decade, however, the sheer volume of plastic packaging produced in our world each day is unfathomable. It’s time to start using other alternatives to plastic to package or food and goods and to enforce stricter laws to help mitigate this disgusting habit once and for all. (Photo Credit: Hans via Pixabay)