Foodstuffs have won Unpackit’s 2012 Worst Packaging Award for putting vegetables on polystyrene meat-trays and wrapping them in plastic.
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Unpackit Worst Packaging Awards Results 2012 1. Plastic wrapped vegetables on a meat tray – Foodstuffs This year’s winner is Foodstuffs, for selling fruit and vegetables on polystyrene meat-trays, wrapped in plastic. Produce sold this way includes parsnips, carrots, courgettes, grapes, and avocados, none of which need to be wrapped. Polystyrene meat-trays are not recycled […]
Competition in the Unpackit Awards is red hot this year, with the leaders neck and neck for both the Best and Worst Packaging Awards. Unpackit spokesperson Gina Dempster said this year’s Awards are going to come down to the wire when voting closes at midnight on Friday 1st June. “People can be sure their vote […]
Wanaka Wastebusters will be running a Smart Packaging Business Workshop in Auckland on Thursday 17th May, in partnership with the Sustainable Business Network. The workshop will help businesses add value to their brand by choosing smart packaging which has less impact on the environment. Real packaging challenges faced by businesses will be addressed during the […]
Oxfam has extended this year’s Fair Trade Me celebrity auctions for a very special one-off auction with one half of New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk-parody duo, Oscar-winner and FIGWIT himself, Bret McKenzie. The auction launches today on Trade Me and coincides with the start of Fair Trade Fortnight.