How to Greenwash Your Packaging


This graphic by Lunchbreath is timely, what with all the recent debate on Fork in the Road about so-called sustainable packaging. Sure, in some cases, “green” packaging can leave a lower carbon footprint than the conventional kind, but one must beware those excessively unbleached, self-congratulating-tag-line-sporting eco-branded products that do nothing more for the environment than low-fat snacks do for people who eat them by the truckload.

[Osocio via Eat Me Daily]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 1, 2009

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