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Old 02-28-2015, 02:58 PM   #21
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I just dismantled the complicated hard clear plastic and cardboard container that a fitbit flex came packaged in (and the sharp plastic edge almost sliced my thumb off) to put it in recycling. From Amazon. No possibility of shoplifting, no need to entice a customer walking past Why not at least use very simple packaging for things ordered online?

I remember when bulk food stores were a hot ticket, but they are few and far between now. I do think there were health issues at some of them. There wasn't necessarily less packaging--you still ended up with a couple of pounds of flour or nuts or whatever in a plastic bag vs buying it prepackaged in a plastic bag.

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Originally Posted by growing_older View Post
The little stickers are supposed to be edible, too, but I like to take them off.
I didn't know they were edible! And all these years I've been throwing out good food, that really goes against the LBYM grain.

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I hate waste too, so I make sure to take my cars from the dealer unwrapped!
Oh, we always take the carton so the grandnieces can play with it. Remember how much fun a refrigerator carton was to play with?

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