35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

While the whole world is trying to be sustainable and minimize its ecological foot print, these companies with superfluous wrapping, whether it’s a pill wrapped in 3 layers of plastic or individually packaged grapes, are treading the completely opposite direction.

Here at AZtag we were very impressed by this “ingenuity” and decided to share this compilation with you of the most ridiculous packaging ever.

1. In case you need to take a piece of bread to go

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

2. “If only bananas had a robust, natural, bio-degradable packaging of their own.”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

3. So this was the packaging for my free Chapstick.

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

4. Guys, it’s gonna be a cash cow! We get rid of the eggshells and put the eggs in plastic bags!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

5. One single pill and the amount of wrapping for it

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

6. Do these companies think that this amount of packaging will keep it fresh?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

7. Wait, but it’s already in cubes…

8. 2 lemongrass stalks, seriously?

9. The best Illustration for the word “overpacked”

10. Just one question: Why?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

11. “I ordered a small piece of magnet.”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

12. “Say no to plastic” indeed!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

13. “This Hong Kong supermarket sells individually plastic wrapped and boxed strawberries.”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

14. Pre-cut and individually wrapped peppers are just insanity!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

15. Maybe it’s just a very inventive way to prevent them from rolling around?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

16. The only explanation for this would be that this part shrank during delivery.

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

17. Is that a polite way to say that you’re only allowed to eat one grape?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

18. A quartered watermelon in a bag — freshness guaranteed!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

19. “Is this packaging really necessary Zyrtec?”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

20. If there’s no disk needed, why do you send this?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

21. Could it be just one container?

22. All this packaging for a bottle with 30 pills. Thanks, Amazon!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

23. There’s no way microbes are getting on those apples!

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

24. “Bought an umbrella on Amazon and it came with 50 times its volume in cardboard packaging and wrapping.”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

25. How is that supposed to help?

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

26. “I thought I was doing my bit by buying Q-tips that weren’t made of plastic. Instead they’re just individually wrapped in it…”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

27. “Pre-sliced and packaged avocados? What a time to be alive!”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

28. Apparently, the natural cover is not protective enough

29. “I ordered 5 lbs of sugar free Jelly Belly’s online… They arrived individually wrapped! Why?”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

30. Such fragile products for sure should be highly protected, and don’t forget to put “organic” on the wrapper.

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

31. This is some serious packaging for such a tiny steak.

32. Looks like somebody came up with a new business wrapping the free IKEA pencils and selling them.

33. This USB drive is far too small for that packaging.

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

34. “The plastic has to be removed from every single mini-sausage before cooking.”

35 Outrageous Examples of Useless Packaging That Trashes the Planet With Plastic Waste

35. These potatoes are called “Natural Beauty.”

The individually wrapped strawberry in a box is an absolute winner in our mind. Have you ever come across such eco-unfriendly packaging? We’d be happy to see your stories and pictures in the comment section below!