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1.17.2009

OVER-PACKAGING ORGANIC FOOD

Commercial grocery stores here sell things like organic and/or free range eggs. However, these eggs come in ugly, bulky, flimsy packaging like this:



Instead of packaged in reuseable, recyclable cardboard cartons like this:
A British website overpackaging.com suggests writing to "the perpetrators." In that spirit, I encourage Green Reader to contact the company despite the clearly printed a recycling logo assuring buyers that "we share your concerns about the environment. We use recycled and recyclable plastic packaging. Please recycle." (Perhaps someone has brought this concern to there attention before?)

Comments to the www.4grain.com website, E-mailed to info@tampafarms.com
We'll post the company's response.

Here are five ways to fight retail overpackaging.

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